Oakland A’s and Texas Rangers Pregame Notes 9/3

After taking game one of the series 4-2 and grabbing a share of first-place in the AL West standings, the Oakland A’s send out Bartolo Colon (14-5, 2.94 ERA) for game two of the series with the Texas Rangers. The right-hander makes his second start since returning from the DL, and his 26th of the season. He hasn’t won a game more »

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Brandon Moss, Relentless A’s Offense Pummel Tigers 14-4

Wednesday night’s 14-4 win by the Oakland A’s over the Detroit Tigers was notable for two key factors: the unrelenting attack of the A’s offense and Brett Anderson’s return from the 60-day disabled list. Anderson ended up with a three-inning save, the first of his career (even though in this case the ‘save’ designation is really meant more in terms more »

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Oakland A’s Rally But Lose 9-7 to Baltimore Orioles

In the seventh inning with a runner on first and no outs, Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin called in Ryan Cook to get a ground ball. That’s exactly what the hard-throwing right-hander did. He produced four straight ground balls, but the Baltimore Orioles scored three times in the process as they opened up a 9-7 lead. Cook finished his night more »

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