Oakland Athletics Analysis

2015 Year-End MLB Team Portfolio Rankings

by Andrew Perna & John Watson

Dec 29, 2015 4:26 PM

The MLB has an ever-changing landscape but this creation of a hierarchal ranking gives a look to how we would choose their collective situations at the end of 2015. Read more »

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, IQ

Discuss Buy Tickets
Grading The Deal: Jed Lowrie Traded To The A's (Again)

by John Watson

Nov 26, 2015 10:50 AM

Most teams would jump at the chance to trade a AA relief pitching prospect for a switch hitting, multiple position fielding major leaguer on a reasonable AAV, and jump the A's did in bring back Jed Lowrie. Read more »

Tags: Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics

Discuss Buy Tickets
Cardinals End Season Atop OPSERA Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

Oct 9, 2015 10:40 AM

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina go down, but the Cardinals remain the class of baseball. Can they make yet another extended playoff run? Read more »

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Stats, Team Achievement

Discuss Buy Tickets
Blue Jays Rocket Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Blue Jays have been red-hot since acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and David Price, moving into the top five for the first time all season. Read more »
NL Dominates OPSERA Rankings For August 18th

by Scott McCourtney

The National League reigns supreme this week with the Cardinals, Dodgers and Pirates sitting atop our rankings. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Astros Deal For Scott Kazmir

by Andrew Perna

The Astros were smart to jump on Scott Kazmir, who bolsters their rotation without coming at the cost of someone like Cole Hamels or Johnny Cueto. Read more »
Q&A With Jon Hanford Of Topps BUNT

by Andrew Perna

If you collected baseball cards as a kid, you are familiar with the Topps brand. As you've grown up, so have cards. You can now collect digital versions of your favorite players without having to find space to store them. Read more »
Miguel Cabrera Has Tigers In Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

Miguel Cabrera has the Tigers on his back as they remain in the top five. Did you expect anything less? Read more »
Michael Wacha Has Cardinals Back In Top Spot

by Scott McCourtney

Michael Wacha is having the best season of his young career as the Cardinals move to the top of RealGM's OPSERA rankings this week. Read more »
Manfred Focused On Increasing Interest In Draft

by Andrew Perna

Major League Baseball wants to raise the profile of its annual amateur draft, but logistics may get in the way. Read more »
RealGM's Consensus 2015 MLB Mock Draft

by Andrew Perna

Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson seems like a good bet to be the first player taken on Monday night when the Arizona Diamondbacks pick. Read more »
Pirates Climb Alongside Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Thanks to a recent surge, the Pirates find themselves in the top-five along with the Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals and Nationals. Are they for real? Read more »
Nationals Finally Break Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Nationals have broken into the top five, while the Yankees (nine spots), Mets (six), Angels (seven) and Reds (five) took the biggest falls. Read more »
Kansas City Displaying Staying Power

by Scott McCourtney

The Royals have avoided a hangover following their surprise World Series appearance. They rank among baseball's best in both hitting and pitching. Read more »
Dodgers, Cardinals Remain Atop Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

With more than a month of games played we are starting to see some stability in the OPSERA rankings. The top five clubs have shuffled a bit, but remain constant. Read more »
Dodgers Grab First Place, Astros Sneak Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals, Astros and Yankees comprise the top five in this week's rankings. One of those teams is not like the other. Read more »
Cardinals Emerge As Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Injuries may soon become a problem, but the Cardinals have taken over the top spot thanks to the second-best record in baseball. Read more »
Tigers Top First OPSERA Rankings Of Season

by Scott McCourtney

The Tigers have the best record in baseball and sit atop our first OPSERA rankings of the 2015 season. The remainder of the top five includes a few surprises. Read more »
Who Takes The American League?

by Andrew Perna

There isn't a clear-cut favorite in the American League this season, but the Mariners have the best chance to navigate successfully through 162 games. Can they get through the Angels, White Sox, Orioles and Tigers? Read more »
Grading The Deal: Butler Signs Three-Year Deal With A's

by Scott McCourtney

Billy Beane continues to gamble more and more. After swinging-and-missing at midseason with two blockbuster trades, he's going to pay the declining Billy Butler $30 million over three years. Read more »

Featured Writers

Check out RealGM Baseball on LockerDome on LockerDome