With the A's going up against the right-handed Ricky Nolasco Thursday night
in LA, manager Bob Melvin is pushing his lefties up in the order.
Athletes are used to reporters peppering them with questions and trying to
draw stories. Seldom do athletes take to penning their own story...
Just as the A's are about to welcone Kendall Graveman and Sonny Gray back to
the rotation, they may have lost Sean Manaea to a shoulder injury.