ANAHEIM – One thing the A’s have demonstrated this season is that little mistakes, added up over the course of nine innings, often equate to bad news on the scoreboard.
OAKLAND – A win Sunday would have put a refreshing twist on the A’s dreary fortunes in front of the home fans this season.
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 -– Stephen Vogt is eager to get back to catching, and that might sound crazy if you saw footage of the foul tip that caught him squarely in the groin on Sept. 6.
OAKLAND – There was a point earlier this season when a Triple-A starter didn’t have a prayer of cracking the A’s rotation because guys were performing so well.