They continue to overperform, and while they’re not the only team who punch above their financial weight, it shouldn’t be taken for granted.
Oakland Athletics won 97 games in 2018 and are looking to get somewhere near that mark again in 2019. There's a lot of uncertainty in the Bay.
Which team will come out on top?
Expectations for the Oakland Athletics were low before this season. The strength of the American League West, their inexperienced, unproven roster and 87 losses in 2017 all pointed towards an arduous campaign.