3yBrett Anderson's oblique strain followed multiple Detroit bunts. The A's made sure he'll stand tall to the task, should they test him again Tuesday.
3yBob Melvin has decided his lineup for a pivotal Game 3 against the Detroit Tigers.
3yThe Oakland Athletics have their backs against the wall in a major way. It seems they like to play with the odds against them. If that's truly the case, then they got their wish.
3yRookie Wie-Yin Chen outpitched Andy Pettitte, and the resilient Orioles beat the Yankees 3-2 Monday night to even their best-of-five AL playoff series at a game apiece.
3yAfter starting rookies twice in Detroit, the As have the benefit of veteran-by-comparison Brett Anderson starting a must-win Game 3. And manager Bob Melvin said the kid gloves are off when it comes to his young lefty.
3yDown 0-2 in a best-of-five series following two losses in Detroit, the As clubhouse is as loose as its been all year with players optimistic that by taking it one game at a time, this team can defy the odds.
3yIf the A's are able to sweep the Tigers and advance to the ALCS, the upper deck tarp, in place since 2006, will come down according to a report.
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