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.
Jeff Samardzija is set to start on Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox. But if the A's had fared better in their Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals last year, it might be a different
Jeff Samardzija spent half of one season living in the Bay Area, but it was plenty long enough for him to scoff at the cost of living in San Francisco.
MESA, Ariz. -– Jeff Samardzija wore an A’s uniform for less than three months, but that was enough to make a lasting impression.