4yBob Melvin has watched Yoenis Cespedes, who got off to a fast start, deal with some major league growing pains both at the plate and in the field over the A's last two games but doesn't plan to change his lineup or outfield.
4yBrett Anderson came out of Tuesdays bullpen session well and will continue his rehab with another trip to the bullpen mound Friday in Arizona, according to As manager Bob Melvin.
4yManager Bob Melvin has moved up shortstop Cliff Pennington, who went 1-for-2 with a double Tuesday against the Royals batting ninth, all the way up to No. 2, between Jemile Weeks and Josh Reddick.
4yThe A's couldn't contain a fourth-inning Royals rally, nor could they touch K.C. pitching as rain halted their efforts at comeback two innings early.More: Royals 3, A's 0 Bob Melvin postgame MLB scoreboard
4yThe game started almost 45 minutes late, and ended almost two full innings early, as the game was called with two outs in the Top of the 8th with the Royals holding a 3-0 lead.
4yAfter a 45-minute rain delay, baseball is under way at the Oakland Coliseum, as Graham Godfrey is making his fifth career MLB start. Watch on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live!
4yThe A's fully expect to play baseball Tuesday evening. The tarp is off the field, the players have returned, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:45.
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