3yWith the Rangers losing to the Angels today, the A's can move to within 3.5 games in the AL West with a win tonight over David Price and the Rays. Watch on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live!
3yGeorge Kottaras' main goal is simply to fit in with his new teammates. The A's new catcher arrived late Sunday night, and met his new teammates for the first time on Monday. He likes what he sees.
3yThe A's 3.44 team ERA is the best in the American League. Tampa Bay's 3.57 team ERA is the second best in the American League. Therefore, expect this series to be of the low-scoring variety.
3yCoco Crisp is getting another day off to rest his sore hamstring. He will get some work in on the field prior to the game. Jemile Weeks will be leading off in place of Crisp as usual.
3yWith the addition of the left-handed hitting George Kottaras, the A's had to ship out one of their two right-handed hitting catchers. They chose to send Derek Norris to Sacramento, keeping Kurt Suzuki with the club.
3yThe A's are back home after a long road trip and face the Rays in a three-game series. Here is a look at the numbers.
3ySo this is your solution. Turn your coat, as often as you need to. Call it reversible fandom if you must. But when both the As and Giants are thick in the postseason argument, you mustnt waste the sentiment.
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