The A's have been shut out in two straight games, so Josh Reddick is calling on a famous East Bay native for a little inspiration to help the struggling A's.
Brandon McCarthy last pitched May 17 at Texas, but will be on the mound today in Kansas City. Daric Barton, who had one player-option remaining, is back in Sacramento with the River Cats.
For the second game in a row, and for the 10th time this season, the A's failed to plate a single run. Tonight's 2-0 loss in Kansas City extended their losing streak to a dismal nine games.
Yoenis Cespedes returns to the A's lineup as they begin a three-game series in Kansas City after losing eight consecutive games. Insider Casey Pratt has your key storylines.
Yoenis Cespedes is back in the lineup for the first time since May 6 as the A's look to end their eight-game losing streak in the opener against the Royals.