The Giants narrowly avoided a three game sweep this weekend, but the A’s dove head first into their own after last night’s loss to Detroit. Albert Puljos (rather Tony La Russa’s interpretation of Puljos) is stirring debate among commentators as to what makes the perfect ballplayer. And if it wasn’t already easy enough to make a pot joke about Phelps, now he’s losing–two days in a row! Read up on sports, Monday May 18th, 2009.


A’s pitching squad drops the ball again. Chron

Giants win 2-0 and avoid sweep Chron, CBS5

Phelps beaten twice in two days. Chron


John Shea: Jaun Guzman may be called up for some interleague DH action

Bruce Jenkins: Building the perfect ballplayer (appendage by appendage)

Ray Ratto: Will anyone step up and galvanize the A’s?

Bruce Jenkins: Albert Pujols calls for a reflection on the perfect player

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