The first returns of All-Star Game balloting for the American League have been released and shortstop Jed Lowrie, rather than third baseman Josh Donaldson or outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Coco C
OAKLAND – With 14 wins in their last 16 games, the A’s are by far the hottest team in baseball. It’s no fluke, either.
OAKLAND – Chris Sale and Jarrod Parker both established themselves as two of the American League’s most promising young starting pitchers last season.
OAKLAND – The A’s have dealt with a slumping Brandon Moss before, so there’s no panic in manager Bob Melvin’s mind.