SACRAMENTO -- River Cats outfielder Michael Taylor is one of the most consistent hitters in the A's organization.
A.J. Griffin pitched six scoreless innings against the Rangers, but the A's bullpen surrendered four eighth inning runs en route to a 4-3 loss.
As reported by CBS Sports, head coach Mark Jackson has gone on-record and released a statement addressing an extortion attempt.
The Giants have thrown 3 straight shutouts. The last team to throw 4 straight was the 1995 Baltimore Orioles who threw 5 straight the last 5 games of the season.
The Giants and the Dodgers meet for the 2nd time this season and for the first time at AT&T Park. The Dodgers took 2 of 3 from the Giants at Dodger stadium back in May.