Deep Thoughts

Also inspired by Jenkins: Jason Giambi goes on the disabled list and the Athletics’ offense explodes. Coincidence? Quite probably! But that doesn’t mean that Giambi doesn’t suck!


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TC
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TC

When you’re making jokes out of the deleted comments, you’ve surpassed obscurity. How many people get that? A dozen? Two?

Love it.

Craig Calcaterra
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Craig Calcaterra

I find it much easier to write this blog when I pretend that I’m the only one who reads it. wink

APBA Guy
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Wow- ATH is bombarded today, so in light of the A’s game last night without Giambi, here’s my own conspiracy theory: Scott Boras called Matt Holliday before the game and said “Matt, your value on the market is dropping faster than Starbuck’s stock price. You have to do something.” Holliday responded with 2 HR’s and 2 doubles, and he looked alive in left, where he normally sleepwalks through a game. And while the controversery over the call at home plate has reached Cuckoo’s Nest proportions, that doesn’t obscure some other “facts”: 1) Giambi being on the DL (presumably until Oct… Read more »
Joe
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Joe

Michael Wuertz is a veteran? 

<looks it up>

He’s in his sixth season.  I’ll be damned – I’ve never heard of the guy before this year.  Too AL-centric, I guess.

Brian
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Brian

@APBA Guy:

Agree with most. (I wouldn’t attribute a comeback to vets wanting to be traded. And I thought Cuddyer was pretty obviously safe.)

What really bothered me was the lack of excitement throughout the dugout following Holliday’s grand slam, and then after Cust’s homer. Those are moments when even the shittiest of teams celebrate like Little Leaguers, yet most of the A’s were “meh.”

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