OAKLAND – Bartolo Colon will take the ball, as expected, for the Oakland A’s in Game 1 of the American League Division Series that starts Friday against Detroit.
DETROIT -- Max Scherzer will start Detroit's AL division series opener Friday night at Oakland, with star Justin Verlander following in Game 2.
Josh Donaldson won the AL Player of the Month award after hitting .337 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 25 September games, MLB announced with the following release Monday:
The theory sounds ideal for any major league team: Clinch your division, take a few days off, rest up and come out firing for the postseason.
SEATTLE – Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin had a plan to pull Josh Donaldson quickly from Sunday’s regular-season finale and preserve a .300 batting average for his third baseman.