Season Previews: Oakland Athletics

With Spring Training under way, it's time for one of our favorite things in all the world: Season Previews. Three years ago, they began as a semi-serious analysis and ended up as half-assed haiku. We're just gonna go with what we know. Continuing on with our preview of the American League West, here are the Oakland Athletics.

How can elephants
Balancing on giant balls
Be called athletic?

What a weird mascot
Not sure if I like Stomper...
Ben Sheets saves the A's!

Bobby Crosby's gone
So is Adam Kennedy
Also Cunningham

Who signed with the Sox?
Nomar Garciaparra.
He quit playing ball

Jack Cust is a beast
Daric Barton has a job?
Well, so does Chavez

Love Andrew Bailey,
Braden, Cahill and Devine
Ziegler too I guess

No playoffs for them
Obligatory mention
of Moneyball. Yay!

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Don (With Malice) said...

The crack of maple,
The smell of freshly-cut grass...
Spring, and baseball's here.