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Detroit, Mishegas (132-134) 172

Seems like several years ago the A’s swept these guys in Oakland. They’re better now, from what I hear.

But that’s why they play the games (128-131) 266

The East Bay nine, losers of 4 in a row and 9 of the last 12, host the Yankees, winners of 11 straight and sporting a 28-9 record since the All Star break. This would be a pretty good time to flip the script. Looking at the A’s competitors’ schedules this weekend: Astros: Off today, ...

California High School Class of 2012 Appreciation Society (126-127) 127

The A’s and Soaker greet the Mariners with two members of the esteemed 2012 high school class: Paul Blackburn (Heritage High, Brentwood) and Cole Irvin (Servite High, Anaheim). Somewhere aardvark has pages of notes for which the M’s would pay handsomely. "Kraut will get you through times of no money better than money will get ...

West Bay nationals 123, 124, 125 124

In progress It’s the Richmond/San Mateo Bridge series, let’s be honest

A Visit to the La Russas (119-122) 108

Haven’t seen these guys since last October. The teams have identical records, but they seem a little better if we’re being honest. Also they have a 10 game lead in their division. That must be nice. Montas vs. Keuchel to start things off. Harrison is back.

Live from The Hot Zone: Games 116-118 119

The A’s travel to Abbottland amid a COVID-19 surge in Tarrant County for another three against the Rangers (40-75 overall, 5-20 since the All-Star Break, though that hasn’t necessarily been an obstacle for the A’s in the past) in the Big Ole Sheet Metal Barn. Friday at 5:05: Irvin vs. Dane Dunning Saturday at 4:30 ...

@ Not Yet Guardians 113-15 115

They are still wearing the old name on their shirts today.

26 allegedly clean Athletics host the Rangers, 110-11-12 110

They have showers and everything. Bassitt Irvin and TBD vs three righties. "Kraut will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no kraut."

San Diego in for 108 & 109 (near Eli’s MHC) 126

Naming conventions have changed. It used to be writers and fans nicknamed teams, That’s how we got boring ones like sock color, “athletics” or “phillies.” I never cared for the tough names like raptors or jaguars or knights (golden or otherwise). Whoever named the Padres really knocked it out of the park with the “scariest ...