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ANAHEIM – Barry Zito was preparing to volunteer for duty when his manager beat him to the punch.
ANAHEIM -- Drew Pomeranz is being sent back to the Bay Area for an MRI for pain in his left shoulder.
ANAHEIM – One thing the A’s have demonstrated this season is that little mistakes, added up over the course of nine innings, often equate to bad news on the scoreboard.
OAKLAND – A win Sunday would have put a refreshing twist on the A’s dreary fortunes in front of the home fans this season.