Programming note: A’s-Astros coverage starts Monday at 4:30 p.m.
OAKLAND – One thing is certain about the A’s: They’ve maxed out on fresh starts.
OAKLAND – The A’s bullpen essentially has held an open audition for any combination of relievers that can get the job done consistently.
OAKLAND – Unlucky number seven did the A’s in once again.
OAKLAND -– It was an eventful start to Sean Doolittle’s rehab assignment, as the A’s closer struck out two and allowed two home runs Thursday for Single-A Stockton against High Desert.