1yThe A's are still thinking division title, but their 4-3 win over Texas Monday night guarantees them a spot in the postseason, their first since 2006.
1yWith their win and the Orioles' loss, the Yankees have a one-game lead over Baltimore in the A.L. East and are 1.5 games better than the A's.
1yWith the win, the Rays are now 2.5 games behind the A's, and the A's move to within a half game of the Orioles for the top Wild Card spot.
1yNo one expected the A's to contend. Now that they are doing just that, and close to clinching a playoff berth, will the pressure be detrimental? The players don't think so.
1yJosh Reddick's two-out RBI single got the A's on the board, and a bases loaded balk by Texas starter Martin Perez had made it 2-0. Watch on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live!
1yBrett Anderson returned to the mound Monday, a good sign that he could be ready to pitch in the AL Wild Card game if the A's end up there.
1yIf the A's and Yankees end up tied for the Wild Card, the tiebreaker is intradivision record.
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