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OAKLAND –- Jon Lester helped bring two World Series championships to Boston, and he said Friday that he looks forward to tackling the same goal in Oakland.
OAKLAND -– The A’s will stick with Jason Hammel in their starting rotation, giving a vote of confidence to a pitcher who has struggled mightily since being acquired in early July.
The Giants’ medical staff recommended surgery for Matt Cain’s inflamed right elbow. Two more doctors offered concurring opinions, including noted orthopedist Dr. James Andrews.