ARLINGTON, Texas — Bob Melvin made a trip to the mound Tuesday not to make a pitching change or set strategy, but to motivate.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ryan Madson was riding high on confidence in his fastball, and that confidence wound up costing him Monday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Rich Hill threw off the mound Sunday, but there is still no plan for when he might return to the rotation.
OAKLAND — The best night thus far of Sean Manaea’s rookie season sure didn’t start out that way.
OAKLAND — When his phone rang Friday morning and Marcus Semien saw it was manager Bob Melvin calling, he knew what the topic would be.