Programming note: Yankees-A's coverage starts tonight at 6:30 p.m. with A's Pregame Live on CSN California.
OAKLAND –- The A’s were in need of some pop Thursday night. They just couldn’t have guessed who the source would be.
OAKLAND -– When it comes to the team playing next door, the nostalgia is kicking in for A’s manager Bob Melvin.
OAKLAND -– Scott Kazmir underwent an MRI for the shoulder issue that forced him from Wednesday’s game, but the A’s didn’t know his exact status following a 3-2 loss to Detroit.