The Giants are set for a fresh series with the Phillies, looking to bounce out of a five-game skid.
Manager Bruce Bochy has issued his lineup card for Friday's game.
With the trade deadline gradually approaching, teams have contacted the A's about a possible move for Ben Zobrist.
UPDATE (Friday at 11:50 a.m.) -- The A's have officially selected the contract of Pat Venditte from Triple-A Nashville, the team announced in a press release Friday morning.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton will be out four weeks with a strained left hamstring, an injury that is sidelining him just seven games into his return to the Texas Rangers.
The A’s closed out a sweep in Detroit on Thursday for their fourth victory in a row, and that counts as the longest current winning streak in the majors.