OAKLAND -- It's a tale as old as time. The A's build up crazy momentum and then Justin Verlander takes it all away.
OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics have placed Yoenis Cespedes on the disabled list and recalled outfielder Michael Taylor from Sacramento.
OAKLAND -- The A's ninth consecutive victory came at a cost on Friday night. Yoenis Cespedes and Coco Crisp both left the game with injuries.
OAKLAND -- On Friday night at the Oakland Coliseum, much more than the A's winning streak was in jeopardy.