SAN FRANCISCO -– A’s manager Bob Melvin has quite a history with freshly minted Hall of Famer Randy Johnson, having managed the fireballing left-hander in the later stages of his career.
SAN FRANCISCO -– Mike Aldrete is getting his first taste of the Bay Bridge Series, regular-season style. He views it from a unique perspective.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The A’s must spot their silver linings anywhere they can be found right now.
SAN FRANCISCO – Ben Zobrist has quite the ability to block out distraction, or perhaps he just craves the spotlight more than his humble persona lets on.