Tag Archives: Josh Donaldson

A’s at the break, 5 up and 5 down

This is my Tuesday column on the A’s. WARNING: This is a baseball column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. Before the All-Star break the A’s won 59 games, most in the majors. And the A’s outscored opponents by 145 runs, the best pre-All-Star-break run differential since 1940. Hot dog! Thing is, the […]

Ok. First I want to start off by saying I'm taking my prediction of the A's making the series this season. For this re... - Ninermd

Josh Donaldson the MVP? It’s a gimme

Here is my Thursday column on Josh Donaldson. WARNING: This is a baseball column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. OAKLAND — Twelve hours after Josh Donaldson golfed a low slider over the left-field foul pole to beat the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday night, Donaldson practiced putting into an […]

Me and my friends were in KFC in Napa when the quake hit during game #3. . We had previously had what I would call an ... - KauaiRobert

Depth is A’s edge on Giants

This is my Thursday column on the difference between the Giants and the A’s. WARNING: This is a baseball column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. PHOENIX – The Giants hope. The A’s don’t. The biggest difference between the two teams right now. The Giants hope so many things go their way this […]

A’s discover their modern-day Kirby Puckett

Here is my Saturday column on the A’s third baseman, Josh Donaldson. OAKLAND – Six hours before the A’s played the Mariners Friday night, A’s hitting coach Chili Davis and I sat on stools in an empty hallway outside the empty A’s clubhouse, and he explained to me the similarities between Josh Donaldson and Kirby […]