Since their last meeting in June, the A's have cooled off and the Angels have taken flight, setting the stage for a showdown series this weekend.
After suffering their eighth loss in 10 games on Wednesday, the A's need to regroup ahead of their big division showdown this weekend.
Bob Melvin is making a habit of throwing Fernando Abad into sticky situations and the lefty reliever has done nothing but thrive.


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LA Angels (76-50, 35-27 Road)
Oakland (74-52, 41-22 Home)
 LAA: H. Santiago  (3-7, 3.46 ERA)
 Oak: S. Gray  (12-7, 2.99 ERA)
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Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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Coco Crisp953375586193741.255
Josh Donaldson123474781192122584.251
Brandon Moss116421581051922376.249
Jed Lowrie1104075397282542.238

Joe Savery00-3004.000.00
Fernando Rodriguez101.0006008.041.13
Eric O\'Flaherty101.000140013.1121.35
Fernando Abad24.333570050.0461.62
Evan Scribner101.0006005.131.69
Luke Gregerson22.500570357.0482.21
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8/14J. LowrieFractured right index finger (on 15-day DL)
8/3N. PuntoStrained right hamstring (on 15-day DL)
7/28C. GentryBroken right hand (on 15-day DL)
7/12A. Callaspooff 15-day DL
7/2J. DonaldsonBack stiffness (day-to-day)
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