Thursday, June 9, 2011

Top 10 reasons why the A's fired Bob Geren

10) If they didn't make a move, the remaining 8 people in the Bay Area who walk up to games might stop

9) When someone with the track record of Bob Melvin is available, you just gotta get him

8) It's not as if 334-376 buys you job security, especially in the AAAA AL West

7) After 10 years, the last half of which in a down cycle, Billy Beane needs a new distraction trick

6) Someone needs to take the fall for Daric Barton being horrible, beyond, well, Daric Barton

5) Now that Bob Melvin is in town, they are sure to fix that stadium problem with a quickness

4) They've lost nine in a row and someone has to pay, assuming that someone isn't Beane

3) Failed to tap the incredible potential of offensive specimens like Hideki Matsui and David DeJesus

2) Jenile Weeks hasn't set the world, country, state, city, zip code or nearby match stick on fire

1) Reminded everyone who reads the ESPN crawl that Oakland does, in fact, have a team

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