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American League Division Series

  1. Field of Links: A’s are risking it all by investing in their future

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:20 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics are investing in their future by choosing Sonny Gray for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers. Could that decision cost them a chance at making history? Bartolo Colon was an 18-game winner this season. His 2.65 ERA was second-lowest in the American League this year. At…

  2. 10 reasons to root for the Oakland Athletics

    Oct 3, 2013, 4:34 PM PDT

    So, your team didn’t make the Major League Baseball playoffs. What a bummer. It doesn’t mean you have to pack away your love for the game and start watching football. Here are ten reasons (in no particular order) to root for the Oakland Athletics in the postseason. 1. They are eternal underdogs: The A’s have won…

  3. Field of Links: Did the Rangers anger the baseball gods?

    Oct 1, 2013, 9:04 AM PDT

    The Texas Rangers have completed their most recent collapse. This time it came in the 163rd game of the season at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays. They will fall short of the playoffs after leading the American League West by as many as seven games in May, and entering the final month of the…

  4. Did health hamper the A’s past playoff performances?

    Sep 24, 2013, 2:01 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics clinched a playoff berth on Sunday and have been to the postseason six times since the year 2000. In those previous six trips to the playoffs, the A’s have only won one series. Many observers will point toward the A’s lack of postseason success and blame youth and inexperience, but aside from…

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