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Tommy Milone Pitching For Rotation Life

The A’s took a big hit when two of their five starting pitchers went down to injury. When the team announced Jarrod Parker was going to have Tommy John surgery and miss the entire season and A.J. Griffin would miss ...

The Internet Relishes in Phillies Fans’ Misery

Last night’s Phillies/Braves game didn’t quite go according to plan for Phillies fans. After Roberto Hernandez admirably surrendered only two runs in 6 IP, and Domonic Brown‘s 3-run HR gave the Phillies a 6-5 lead in the 8th, Dan Uggla ...

Wrestlemania 30 Predictions from Josh Reddick

  Wrestlemania 30 is here, and it’s time for everyone to start predicting what will happen in the biggest spectacle of the wrestling year. Just like last year, Josh Reddick has made his predictions with the guys at Hall of ...

Stay Strong Oakland Athletics Fans

The Oakland Athletics suffered yet another disappointing loss, but keep your heads up Oakland Athletic’s fans. There is no reason to be upset. The Last two seasons, the Oakland Athletics lost Opening Day as well, yet they went on to ...

April A Critial Month For A’s Success In 2014

There is no doubt that the A’s have the roster to make another run at the postseason going into the 2014 regular season. Even with the injuries sustained during Spring Training the depth of the A’s has a chance to ...

New Oakland Athletics Column for Fans

  Here at Swingin’ A’s, we’re fans of the Oakland Athletics ourselves. We love the A’s just as much as you do. But if you ever feel like you wish you could just get your ideas and thoughts out there ...

A’s Roster Takes Shape Before Opening Day

The A’s made their final roster decisions today after their exhibition game against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum was canceled due to rain. Most of the moves were unsurprising with only a couple of the decisions being made ...

Jesse Chavez Proving Valuable For A’s

When the news that Jarrod Parker was going to undergo Tommy John surgery and that A.J. Griffin would be shut down for a few weeks with elbow tendinitis earlier this month many people around the baseball world began to question ...

Oakland Athletics: Better Than You Think

  Let’s skip the formalities. Here is a quick synopsis of Mark’s latest article “Pitchers Don’t Bounce.” Blah Blah Blah World Series titles. Blah Blah Blah All-Star game appearances. Now you’re caught up. It was a tired rehash of previous ...

A’s Sean Murphy Makes Big Splash

I was in attendance at the A’s Rangers Spring Training game in Surprise, AZ on Monday. A multitude of moves happened that day culminating with Sean Murphy getting the start. Murphy was drafted in the 33rd round of the 2010 ...

The Hit List: Eight most unique features to MLB ballparks

It’s opening day in baseball. Next week because, you know, America’s pastime doesn’t count when it opens in the future. Australia, Bud Selig? Really?! So, while the Dodgers and Diamondbacks enjoyed their non-existent, Down Under-field advantage, fans everywhere in the ...

Billy Burns Is Going To Be Better Than Billy Hamilton

As was reported earlier today the A’s announced another wave of roster “cuts” (sending players in Major League camp to Minor League camp or their respective Minor League affiliate in the organization). One player who earned the chance to finish ...

Grading the Performance of St. Louis Cardinals’ Top Prospects at Spring Training

Spring training offers a preview of what the 2014 season holds for the teams around Major League Baseball. It also gives a glimpse of the future of the organizations as prospects take the field and show off their talents ...

We are spoiled

If you had told me as a kid in the late 1970s, or a teen in the late 80s, that the Braves would go 97-65 over a 162-game span I would’ve learned to do back flips. And thought you dyslexic, ...

What the A’s should do with Brett Anderson

Over the past few seasons the A’s have had multiple pitchers up for the title “Ace”. One pitcher on the A’s staff however is generally considered the “Ace” at the beginning of that season, but somehow loses the title without ...

New York Mets Holding Blood Drive Today

  Today at Citi Field from 10 AM to 5 PM the New York Mets in partnership with New York Blood Center will be holding their winter blood drive. To participate go to the Caesars Club Hodges VIP entrance of ...

They Might Be Giants…or A’s

  Photo Credit: Ron Riesterer, 1986They Might Be Giants…or A’s - Swingin' A's - Swingin' A's - An Oakland Athletics Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Good Side of Baseball Fans

I have seen baseball in a lot of places, and have seen good and bad fans. However, the bad ones seem to stand out more than the good. I can understand fans that don’t like another team and/or player for ...

Dear Rays fans: Go to a damn game

(Man, this ended up longer than I planned.  Be warned, I’m talkative today!) If you go to a ball game and stay long enough to see the attendance boasted on the video board, you have often looked around and asked, ...

A Fan’s Story

Wasting Away in the Coliseum? (Photo courtesy of Swingin A's.com)A Fan’s Story - Swingin' A's - Swingin' A's - An Oakland Athletics Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

MLB Fan Cave 2012 A’s Fan Finalist

MLB Fan Cave 2012 A’s Fan Finalist - Swingin' A's - Swingin' A's - An Oakland Athletics Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Tribe on Tour: Indians Hold Fan Events at Local Malls

“Where are the Indians fans today?” Tom Hamilton belted into the microphone, the sweet sound of summer filling the room. Thunderous cheering followed. Clearly, the fans were at Summit Mall. It’s that time of year again. Any baseball fan knows what I’m talking ...

THE NEW YORK METS ARE OUT FOR BLOOD, LITERALLY

    Tomorrow at Citi Field,  the New York Mets will conducted a winter blood drive. Between the hours of 10AM to 5PM at the Caesar’s Club. Those you do step up and give blood will receive a voucher for ...

Chasers Collect Fourth-Straight ‘Best of Omaha’ Award

Omaha Magazine readers tab Storm Chasers as Omaha’s Best Sports Team

“Darvish Disaster” Jays Could Knock Sox Off Wild Card Perch

“The high bid [for Yu Darvish] will be a posting process record according to Franz Lidz of SI.com, who hears from Japanese league officials that the winning bid exceeds the $51.1MM the Red Sox paid for the right to negotiate ...

Way Too Early 2012 Predictions: Pitcher of the Year

In the second edition of “Way Too Early 2012 Predictions,” it’s time to pick the Royals’ Pitcher of the Year.

Cardinal Fans Channel Cleveland, Burn Pujols Jerseys

More than 4,000 fan showed up to Angel Stadium Saturday to witnesser an instant that will forever modification Orange County’s ball grant: Albert Pujols putt on a redness Los Angeles...

What Can Padre Fans Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

The "Boy Wonder" This (past) Thanksgiving (2011) there is plenty to be thankful for. Here at Baseball Reflections we talk about baseball and usually the cosmos ball fan live in...

World Series Parade Scheduled For Sunday

One of the most exciting things about your hometown team winning a World Series Championship is the parade that follows. For the fine folks of St. Louis, that

MLB Asks Fans To Arrive Early

Special Instructions for World Series Game One at Busch Stadium

Sub-Par Cardinals – Right Where Royals Want To Be

Cardinal Envy strikes one of i70's Royals Writers.

Plan B

Even when the first dream popped into your head of growing up to be a big league ball player, there was probably at least one person in your life who was a realistic life planner (i.e. a cynical dream killer, ...

Worst fans ever (cont’d)

Don’t take my word for it. For six months, Tampa Bay fans simply did not come to the ballpark as often as they should have. The Rays were coming off a 2010 season in which they beat the mighty Yankees ...

Thank You Video from Nationals

Washington Nationals Thanks Fans for 2011….. Video: nationals.com

Thank You Video from Nationals

Washington Nationals Thanks Fans for 2011….. Video: nationals.com

Worst fans ever

Tampa has a $39 million payroll and a roster full of exciting, homegrown players. Once again they’re slaying the dragons …Continue reading »

Examining The Puma: Your Thoughts

Responses via Twitter from our fans about the Berkman signing.

Nats Host Blood Drive August 27

Donating Blood = Saves Lives   WHO:  NATS FANS NEEDED!  WHAT: INOVA and Washington Nationals Blood Drive WHERE: Nationals Park Conference Center - 1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC  20009 WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PARKING: Parking will be available in Lot C, located on First and N ...

Series 6-Pack: Giants Mid-Series Series Preview

Yeah it happened again. Melissa Felkins of Frisco Fastball and I team up for a 1-2 (3-4-5-6) punch of Giants-centric questions that appear to grow increasingly snide as they go along. 1.  Rich Walcoff the San Francisco Examiner recently deduced that Barry ...

Be Careful What You Wish For

When you ask a team to make a move, understand that it may not be the move you hoped for.

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