10mThe A's almost blew a seven-run lead in their pivotal series opener with the Rangers. Afterward, Bob Melvin wasn't in the mood for analysis.
10mBrett Anderson left Friday's game in Arlington in the bottom of the eighth inning with back spasms after facing just two batters.
10mThe A's stormed out to a seven run lead in Arlington, but the bullpen nearly gave it all back, narrowly beating out the Rangers 9-8.
10mBob Melvin has three left-handed hitters to choose from when it comes to right field or first base. And there's a good argument for all of them.
10mThe Oakland A's look to carry the momentum of five straight series wins into Friday's opening game vs. the AL West rival Rangers.
10mA.J. Griffin struck out eight Twins over seven innings of one-run ball, but he wasn't the A's only hero in Thursday's win.
10mThe A's are after a series victory in Minnesota. Josh Reddick and Derek Norris, freshly returned from injuries, are in the starting lineup.
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