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Jen Rainwater (OaklandAsSocksGirl)
Works at Fan Rag Sports
Attended Saint Mary's College of California
Lives in Pioneer, CA
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Most of the focus in MLB lies East on the under-performing Nationals. On the West Coast the Mariners and Angels are quietly underachieving too.
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George Springer has been out since July with a broken wrist. The Astros are hoping Springer's return could be the offensive spark they need to win the West.
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Most of the focus in MLB lies East on the under-performing Nationals. On the West Coast the Mariners and Angels are quietly underachieving too.
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Orioles are preparing to celebrate Ripken's historic record breaking day ... which was 20 years ago this week! WOW!
It's another off-day for the Athletics so BBST is bringing you an Off-Day Baseball Fun Fact! This one is about Cal Ripken Jr and his 2,131 consecutive game
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Updated with the most popular posts from August!
BBST's Featured Posts & Polls Page has a brand new look, new posts, new categories - and coming soon - trivia, giveaways and more! Check it out!
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UPDATED: Manfred denies latest attempt to reinstate Shoeless Joe Jackson
Shoeless Joe Jackson was banned from MLB as part of the Black Sox scandal. Since many have hoped for his reinstatement and Commissioner Manfred is listening
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He should be in the Hall in my opinion . 
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I read an article on the A's tonight and wrote a 733 word response. Here is that response, along with other articles about the Oakland A's bright future.
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Shoeless Joe Jackson was banned from MLB as part of the Black Sox scandal. Since many have hoped for his reinstatement and Commissioner Manfred is listening
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I read an article on the A's tonight and wrote a 733 word response. Here is that response, along with other articles about the Oakland A's bright future.
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George Springer has been out since July with a broken wrist. The Astros are hoping Springer's return could be the offensive spark they need to win the West.
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Updated with Augusr's most most popular posts!
BBST's Featured Posts & Polls Page has a brand new look, new posts, new categories - and coming soon - trivia, giveaways and more! Check it out!
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UPDATED: Manfred denies latest attempt to reinstate Shoeless Joe Jackson 
Shoeless Joe Jackson was banned from MLB as part of the Black Sox scandal. Since many have hoped for his reinstatement and Commissioner Manfred is listening
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Editor/Writer/Entrepreneur
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  • Fan Rag Sports
    AL West Correspondent, 2015 - present
    Covering the American League Western division with daily, up to date reports and analysis.
  • Fantasy Sports Warehouse
    Lead A's Writer, 2015 - present
    Partner site of Fantasy Sports Warehouse and part-time fantasy baseball contributor
  • 13 Corners Artworks
    Co-Founder/Owner, 2015 - present
    13 Corners Artworks is at it's ground floor stage but soon we will have products to present to you! Specializing in metal art we will have everything from sculpture to jewelry to wall hangings to home & garden decor and more!
  • BBST
    Owner/Editor/Writer, 2013 - present
    I'm the owner/editor and lone writer for the baseball blog Bullpen, Baseball and Sock Talk. I maintain the blog daily and while it sometimes takes an "Oaktown twist" ... I objectively cover and have a working knowledge of all 30 MLB teams. Find all your baseball news and analysis on BBST! http://bbstmlb.com
  • 90 Digital
    MLB Editor/Writer, 2014 - present
    I work for the PR agency 90 Digital and provide the baseball content and articles needed for the companies they represent.
  • Baseball Hot Corner
    MLB Editor/Writer, 2014 - 2015
    I am employed by BHC to contribute to the site's coverage of all things MLB
  • FanSided LLC
    Editor/Writer/Featured Columnist, 2014 - 2014
    I am employed as an Editor and Contributor to FanSided's flagship destination for everything MLB CalltothePen.com, Featured Columnist for FanSided.com
  • Outside Pitch Sports Network LLC
    MLB Writer, 2014 - 2014
    I am a contributor to Outside Pitch Sports Network's MLB Pro-Blog OutsidePitchMLB.com
  • SportsUnbiased LLC
    MLB Writer, 2013 - 2014
    Specializing in the Oakland Athletics my job consists of writing MLB (and some NFL) game summaries, features, polls and predictions on a daily/weekly basis.
  • OnBaseTalk
    MLB Writer, 2013 - 2014
    Contributor to OnBaseTalk.com (formerly themlbnation.com)
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Pioneer, CA
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Walnut Creek, CA - Monterey, CA - Houston, TX
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Editor/Writer/Entrepreneur. Avid MLB fan. Lover of the A's, #OaklandSockSwag & all things green & gold! My other loves? Dallas Cowboys football, cats & penguins are cool too!
Introduction
  • Owner/Editor/Writer at BBST
    • Avid MLB fAnAtic! Oakland A's Enthusiast!
    • "It's all about the 3B's: Baseball, BBQ and Beer!" - me
    Bragging rights
    Met President Obama, Threw out the Ceremonial First Pitch at the A's game, Witnessed a Perfect Game, Went to 90% of the home games during the 2002 streAk (while living in Monterey! The Hatty's walkoff in Game20 might be the most EPIC thing I've ever seen live!)
    Education
    • Saint Mary's College of California
      BA in Communications, 2005
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    July 1, 1981
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    Oakland A's Socks Girl, OakAsSocksGrl on SnapChat, @OakAsSocksGrl on Twitter, OaklandAsSocksGirl on Instagram, @bbst_,mlb - blog on Twitter
    Jen Rainwater (OaklandAsSocksGirl)'s +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
    Bleeding Yankee Blue: GOTTA LOVE THE HUB LOVE
    bleedingyankeeblue.blogspot.com

    Hub love is when I reach out to blogs on the BYB Hub and we build a dialog. I've done it with Greedy Pinstripes. I've done it with Section 3

    Bleeding Yankee Blue: REMEMBER MIKE GALLEGO? HE GOT CANNED
    bleedingyankeeblue.blogspot.com

    It's a small story here, but it gives me an excuse to drop for Yankee, Mike Gallego's name. You know, #2 before Derek Jeter. According to Ha

    Obama Approval Soars: President Is Now More Popular Than Bush and Equal ...
    www.politicususa.com

    Thanks to a growing economy President Obama's approval rating has reached its highest level since May of 2013. Obama is now more popular tha

    Baseball Bellas is now Online - Baseball Bellas
    www.baseballbellas.com

    Hey Bellas Fans! We are proud to announce we are officially online. We've moved all of the baseball styles you...

    CJ Wilson says Angels hired private detective to follow him | Larry Brow...
    larrybrownsports.com

    Pitcher C.J. Wilson says the Angels hired a private detective to follow him because they were upset with him riding motorcycles.

    A’s, Sonny Gray get 6 Outs Away From Opening Day History
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Oakland A's and pitcher Sonny Gray came within 6 outs of Gray pitching a no-hitter, something that has only been done one other time in

    April 6th 2015 Mets 3, Nationals 1 | Mack's Mets
    macksmets.blogspot.com

    Lucas Duda lined a 2 out single in the top of the 6th inning scoring Curtis Granderson and David Wright. The Mets go on to beat the National

    David Price: One Out Away From Complete Game Shutout
    baseballhotcorner.com

    Detroit Tigers' Opening Day starting pitcher David Price came within one out of a complete game shutout. Manager Brad Ausmus took him out, b

    Adidas Mocking The Cubs With New Kris Bryant Billboard?
    baseballhotcorner.com

    Adidas unveiled a new billboard Saturday that features Cubs' phenom Kris Bryant even though Bryant is not yet on the Cubs' roster.

    Royals Extend Yordano Ventura
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Kansas City Royals and pitcher Yordano Ventura have come to an agreement on a contract extentsion that could keep him with the club unti

    Jarred Cosart Fined By MLB for Illegal Gambling
    baseballhotcorner.com

    Jarred Cosart was fined by Major League Baseball for placing illegal bets. The investigation began after screen shots of his Twitter account

    A's To Start Season Minus Reddick, Doolittle And Now Crisp
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Oakland A's were already planning on starting the season without Josh Reddick and Sean Doolittle. Now Coco Crisp will too be out with an

    White Sox Slugger Jose Abreu Hitting Over .500 This Spring
    baseballhotcorner.com

    Jose Abreu has had an great spring. He hasn't hit as much for power but he's hit more than half the times he's been at the plate, now sporti

    Mets Acquire Lefty Relievers Jerry Blevins And Alex Torres
    baseballhotcorner.com

    In two separate transactions Monday the Mets acquired lefty relievers Alex Torres from the Padres and Jerry Blevins from the Nationals.

    Cubs' Kris Bryant Cut From Big League Camp
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Cubs have sent Kris Bryant to their minor league camp, despite the fact that he was leading the league with none home runs this spring a

    Opening Day Preview: Milwaukee Brewers
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Milwaukee Brewers 2014 ended in disappointment. This year they have another shot at the playoffs if they can hold it together in the sec

    Livin’ In A Mycelial World
    scienceblogs.com

    Mushrooms and their mycelium are quiet allies that are essential for our healthy existence. They are enigmatic, have a sense of humor, and s

    2015 MLB Predictions: BHC Writers Make Their Picks
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The following shows the summarized 2015 MLB Predictions of all Baseball Hot Corner writers for the upcoming season. Let's play ball!

    Dodgers' Pitching Full Of Question Marks
    baseballhotcorner.com

    The Dodgers pitching staff has taken some big hits so far this spring. Friday, more were anounced by manager Don Mattingly and starter Zach

    Taijuan Walker Still Has Not Been Named Mariners' 5th Starter
    baseballhotcorner.com

    Despite having thrown 18 scoreless innings so far this spring, Taijuan Walker has not been named the Mariner's fifth starter by manager Lloy

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