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ALDS- Tigers @ Athletics- Game 1 Preview

Three Bridge Sports is going to try to have a re/pre-view of each game of the A’s postseason with combined analysis of the previous game and the upcoming one. Since this is the first game of the A’s postseason it will not have a review section of course, which only means that the […]

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Can The A’s Get Some Hardware?

During the last decade or so, the Oakland Athletics have done pretty well in loading up their trophy case with MLB awards. Bob Melvin won Coach of the Year last season, three of the last nine AL Rookies of the Year have been A’s, and if we go back to 2002 the A’s […]

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Anagramming the A’s

As the leaves start to change from green to gold (or in Northern California, as the grass starts to change from gold to basically the same shade of gold), the mind of every baseball changes from honest, objective measures of players—homers, OPS, and wOBA are basically it—to the metrics that really tell us […]

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What The Final Weekend Means For The A’s

With just a weekend series against the Mariners remaining, A’s playoff baseball is right around the corner. As much hype as the AL Wild Card race has received, the race for the top-three seeds in the American League is pretty close as well. The A’s currently sit two games behind the Red Sox, […]

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Quick Hit: The A’s Repeat As AL West Champions

The Oakland Athletics once again reign supreme in the AL West. Yes, those A’s that sport a payroll of less than $70 million, fifth lowest in all of baseball. Yes, those A’s whose top paid player has contributed all of 0.2 rWAR through the 2013 season. Yes, those A’s whose “ace” is only paid $3 […]

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No player has made more of a name for himself this year than MVP candidate Josh Donaldson. That’s what we’d be saying in an ideal world. Sadly, many people outside of Oakland still don’t really know anything about Josh Donaldson due to certain conglomerates lack of Oakland love. That’s part of why A’s […]

The A’s entered their weekend series with the Rangers with a 3.5 game lead in the AL West, guaranteeing themselves first place through the weekend even if the Rangers were to get hot, and sweep them. As it turns out, the A’s stayed hot, the Rangers stayed cold, and that lead is now […]

Quick Hit: Importance Of The AL West Crown

With MLB’s move to a two Wild Card set up, the emphasis on winning one’s division is higher than ever. First and foremost, it guarantees a spot in the playoffs, while a slip down to the Wild Card means having to win a play-in game, and then go on to play the top […]

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Oakland A’s Player Profiles- Grant Balfour

Grant Balfour has been absolutely lights out in the ninth inning this year, and has earned himself some time in the spotlight in our next installment of A’s Player Profiles.   Stats 2013 Statistics: 0-3, 2.59 ERA, 37 SV (7th in MLB), 55.2 IP, 62 SO, 1.186 WHIP 2013 Advanced Statistics: 49 GF,[1] […]

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The Showdown: A’s Walk Up Music Finale

We’ve gone from sixteen all the way down to two. Let’s do a quick recap for anyone just joining us for the finals. First off, the process started with the thirteen active A’s hitters, plus two players on the DL (John Jaso and Scott Sizemore), and the Triple-A player most well known (Jemile […]

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Week 5- Win 2

It seems like more than two weeks ago that the Raiders had just beaten the Jags, and that […]

Tweets From The Bay: 10/4/13

Each week the Three Bridge staff is scouring the Twitternet to bring you the best tweets from the Bay Area’s […]

ALDS- Tigers @ Athletics- Game 1 Preview

Three Bridge Sports is going to try to have a re/pre-view of each game of the A’s postseason […]

#15 Washington at #5 Stanford Preview

When: Saturday, October 5th 7:30 pm PT Where: Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, CA   As I outlined in […]

These Sleeved Jerseys Must Be Stopped

I advocated earlier on this website for the Warriors to be pioneers of offensive basketball. They have indeed done this, […]

Can The A’s Get Some Hardware?

During the last decade or so, the Oakland Athletics have done pretty well in loading up their trophy […]

Follow-Up of Hunter Pence’s New Contract

Back on September 24, 2013 I wrote a piece that previewed the contract breakdown between Hunter Pence and […]

The Season Starts Now: Stanford Football

Stanford has steamrolled through its first four opponents by the tune of 165-78. The win over No. 22 […]

Anagramming the A’s

As the leaves start to change from green to gold (or in Northern California, as the grass starts […]

Le Jeu Dangereux

I never took French, but something told me that “the dangerous game” would sound better in French. This […]

Back On Track: Niners-Rams Recap

There is obviously a lot to praise from last night’s game against St. Louis. The Niners rushed the ball […]

All Hail Anquan

Anquan Boldin wasn’t supposed to be an elite receiver this season. Despite a big postseason during the Ravens’ run […]

Week 4- Win 2

Monday Night wasn’t pretty for the Raiders as they lost pretty handily to the Broncos, and quite possibly […]

Stanford at Washington State Preview

When: Saturday September 28, 7 pm Pacific Time Where: Century Link Stadium   Another Saturday, another win for […]

Niners-Rams: Thursday Night Preview

Heading into St. Louis for Thursday night football, just four days after being embarrassed at home by Indianapolis, […]

What The Final Weekend Means For The A’s

With just a weekend series against the Mariners remaining, A’s playoff baseball is right around the corner. As […]

It’s Time For Quinton Patton

With three games now in the books for the San Francisco 49ers, it’s clear that the jury is […]

Who Has The Edge: Pac-12 vs. SEC

(Photos Courtesy of RammaJammaYellaHamma)     The SEC is widely regarded as the best college football conference in the country, […]

How Bad Could It Get For Cal This Weekend?

The Cal defense has been regularly victimized already this season, giving up an average of 42 points per […]

Pence and Lincecum Offseason Preview

With only 6 games left there is no doubt that the Giants are thinking about next season. Well, they’ve […]

Quick Hit: The A’s Repeat As AL West Champions

The Oakland Athletics once again reign supreme in the AL West. Yes, those A’s that sport a payroll of less […]

At the beginning of the season I said that before each game, Three Bridge Sports would have a […]

The Niners Have Lost Their Mojo

We fudged up, guys. The sad reality is that we flat out got beat by a better team. The […]