OAKLAND – Jim Johnson fielded the questions he hoped wouldn’t be coming his way again.
OAKLAND -- A second-inning play at home plate Wednesday brought out the worst that instant replay has to offer.
Programming note: A’s Insider Joe Stiglich is in Arizona; check back for his coverage throughout spring training and watch SportsNet Central nightly at 6 and 10:30 p.m.
Catcher Derek Norris was scratched from the Oakland A’s lineup Friday because of back spasms, and indications are he might be held out Saturday as well.
PHOENIX – You won't see all the marquee names in the lineup Wednesday for the Oakland A’s exhibition opener.