MESA, Ariz. – It was a rough day at the ballpark for Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson.
In fact, it was rough just getting to the ballpark.
MESA, Ariz. -- Coco Crisp was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup with soreness in his throwing elbow. Billy Burns replaced him in left field and in the leadoff spot against the Cubs.
MESA, Ariz. – Ryan Cook watched film of himself Monday evening from past seasons when he’s mowed through opposing hitters, hoping to find his way back to that form.
Stephen Vogt said there would be no substitute for experience when it came to learning the A’s new pitchers.