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Athletics Nation Jul 25, 2015

Billy Burns out of Oakland A's lineup (balls); Chris Bassitt recalled, Angel Castro optioned

The Athletics center fielder and leadoff man is day-to-day after suffering a "testicular contusion." Oakland Athletics center fielder Billy Burns is day-to-day after suffering what the A's termed a "testicular contusion" after taking this foul ball into the five minute flu zone: Well, if Billy Burns wasn't wearing a cup before, he'll think twice about it from now on... pic.twitter.com/KBuprB75A3 — Ben Guerrero (@brguerrero) July 25, 2015 Billy Burns' last day off was two consecutive games June 26-27 due to leg tightness. Sam Fuld will play center field this afternoon and bat eighth...
Athletics Nation Jul 14, 2015

MLB All-Star Game 2015: Open Thread

Will the A's have home field advantage in the World Series? Find out tonight! Ahhh the midsummer classic. This time, it counts! It seems disingenuous to say "This time, it counts" when it's counted way too many times. Do they even say "This time, it counts!" anymore? I don't know. At any rate, the AL All stars take on the home team NL All Stars at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. I can't lie, I have a mild love affair with the MLB All Star Game. We're halfway through a borderline terrible season where every game is mildly stressful and mostly ugly, where Sam Fuld and Eric Sogard Ro...
Athletics Nation Jul 5, 2015

Game #85: A's Turn Bassitt Into Hard-Luck Loser...Again

Ho Hum. Another day, another A's loss, following a familiar script: A's jump to early lead (okay, a slim 1-0 lead courtesy of Sam Fuld's first home run of the season, but still, a lead), A's can't add on, other team ties game and takes the lead, A's can't score any more, A's lose. Bassitt was great today save for one HBP at the absolute worst time, the bullpen was perfect, and the defense was sparkling, but the A's offense--and most importantly, their running game--fell flat on its collective face as the A's were unable to score more than one run. Good news: The A's broke up the...

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