GLENDALE, Ariz. -– With closer Sean Doolittle sidelined for the start of the regular season with a shoulder injury, the A’s need their other late-inning relievers to start rounding into form.
PHOENIX -– The look on his face told the story of how Sonny Gray felt about Sunday’s outing.
MESA, Ariz. -– Jeff Samardzija wore an A’s uniform for less than three months, but that was enough to make a lasting impression.
MESA, Ariz. -– Commissioner Rob Manfred would surely approve of Chris Bassitt’s approach to pitching.
MESA, Ariz. –- After spending all day with the A’s, Jim Harbaugh left with a parting gift:
A come-from-behind, walk-off 8-7 Oakland victory over the Angels.