Rangers: The Missing Piece

This is what the A’s looked like after beating the Rangers 9-8 on Friday despite an almost-miracle Rangers comeback. They looked like winners. They carried themselves like winners. Because they are winners. In an article on ESPN, Jean-Jaques Taylor wrote: Oakland, playing its best baseball of the season, essentially clinched the division Friday night. Oakland…

It Comes Down To This

Tonight the villainous Athletics of Oakland, who earlier this year were sliding around on poo-poo that had flooded the locker room of their dilapidated stadium, slide in to Arlington on those same shoes for a final showdown with the Rangers. With Oakland having built up a 3.5 game lead in the West, once again the…