OAKLAND – One thing is certain about the A’s: They’ve maxed out on fresh starts.
OAKLAND – The A’s bullpen essentially has held an open audition for any combination of relievers that can get the job done consistently.
OAKLAND -– The diagnosis of the A’s problems seems simple enough: A bullpen that can’t get the big outs, accompanied by a defense that isn’t making the crucial plays.
OAKLAND -– It was an eventful start to Sean Doolittle’s rehab assignment, as the A’s closer struck out two and allowed two home runs Thursday for Single-A Stockton against High Desert.
OAKLAND –- On a team that’s sprung a leak defensively in many areas this season, A’s shortstop Marcus Semien certainly isn’t alone with his adventures in the field.