the Reds


The A's host the San Diego Padres in Oakland for the first time since 2000. The last 3 series between the 2 teams have been played in San Diego (2001, 2006 & 2009)


In the second inning of the A's spring training game against the Reds, Bartolo Colon was in a bit of a jam with runners on second and third and two outs.


Bruce Bochy has announced both lineups for Saturday's split squad matchups against the Brewers and Angels.

Home split squad lineup vs. Brewers:


SCOTTSDALE Matt Cain walked in from the bullpen and heard the roar of the San Francisco Giants fans at Scottsdale Stadium."I thought everybody really loved me," Cain said, "and then