American League Early Reactions

We’re not quite a quarter of the way through the baseball season, but there’s been plenty to talk about so far. Both World Series teams from 2016 are currently not in first place in their division, everyone is hurt, and dirt bike riding is the new least favorite activity among people in San Francisco. There’s still plenty of games left to be played, but we can learn a lot about teams through the first quarter of games. Let’s see who and what has caught my eye so far.

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Oakland Athletics 2017 Team Preview

2016 Recap: 69-93, Last in the AL West. 2016 was not a pretty site for the Oakland Athletics. They scored the least amount of runs in the American League and allowed the second most runs in the American League. That my friends is not a good formula for success. This winter, the Athletics brought in veterans Rajai Davis and Matt Joyce to hopefully stabilize their lineup and former Giants closer Santiago Casilla will add depth to an already solid bullpen, but there still isn’t much to look forward to when it comes to the Athletics this season. At least Danny Valencia will not be around to fight other players over a pair of shoes.

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MLB American League Offseason Review

The calendar has officially turned to 2017 and that means it’s time to start talking some baseball. Since the NFL has been extra stupid this season with all the bad teams and quarterback injuries affecting the playoffs, lets turn our attention something more interesting. The Hot Stove reached some pretty high temperatures this winter and we will get right into breaking it down starting with the American League.

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