ANAHEIM – Barry Zito was preparing to volunteer for duty when his manager beat him to the punch.
ANAHEIM -– That fond farewell for Barry Zito at the Coliseum over the weekend was no final goodbye.
OAKLAND -– A’s manager Bob Melvin called it “a long shot” that Sonny Gray will pitch again this season, though he added a final determination will come Monday.
OAKLAND – Catcher Carson Blair will miss the rest of the season after suffering a medial meniscus tear in his left knee that will require surgery.
OAKLAND –- If you’re curious why Sonny Gray fared better Friday, shift your focus from the pitcher’s mound to behind home plate.