3yWith Brett Anderson out for the rest of the regular season, Dan Straily is filling the void. Add the fact that Brandon McCarthy and Bartolo Colon are done, and Straily has an opportunity to prove he belongs in the rotation.
3yNow would be a good time for Josh Reddick to find his groove. He is stuck in an 0 for 24 slump and stranded 17 runners on base over the weekend.
3yMike Adams worked out of a bases loaded jam in the eighth inning and Mike Napoli and Geovany Soto homered to lead Texas to a 3-2 victory over the Mariners and preserve a four-game lead over Oakland in the division.
3yThe A's were facing the harsh reality of possibly getting swept out of The Big Apple by the Yankees. But Grant Balfour shut the door with a one-run lead so Oakland can face the Rangers with some momentum.
3yCliff Pennington was unstoppable in The Bronx with three hits and three RBI, as the A's beat the Yankees 5-4 to avoid a three-game sweep and maintain their Wild Card lead.
3yThe A's enter Sunday's series finale in New York trailing the Rangers by four games in the AL West, and two games behind Baltimore for the top wild card spot. Watch on CSN California and follow along here!
3yFormer Athletic Eric Chavez was irked by the A's celebrations following their three home run performance in the 13th inning on Saturday, according to a report in the NY Post.
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