Well, things were going along just swimmingly; the A's holding a 1-0 lead and dodging Rays' baserunners left and right, but it seemed inevitable that the A's would make an error (Muncy) and Scott Kazmir would make one big mistake, which of course, led to a 3-run home run. We're going to the sixth inning; the A's trail 3-1. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!
Athletics Nation 3 hours ago
The A's can't lose every game, right? There's bound to be a win mixed in somewhere, and tonight could be the night. Stay turned to find out how exactly the A's are going to win today. All the excitement, drama, intrigue, coming to you right now from Tampa Bay, FL as the A's take on the Rays. Good...
Tampa Bay Times 1 hour ago
Rays vs. A's When/where: 4:10 today, Tropicana Field.
From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana FieldCoco Crisp in a Chronicle file photo from last season. As Bob Melvin had indicated earlier in the week when Coco Crisp reinjured his neck, it’s the same problem Crisp had last season, which a neck specialist in Dallas confirmed on Thursday. Surgery could resolve the neck injury, which is a mechanical neck pain issue, but it would involve fusing vertebrae, and that would end Crisp’s career; neck fusion causes a loss in neck mobility, and if you can’t turn your head, you can’t play baseball. In addition, it’s dangerous to...
San Jose Mercury News 11 hours ago
Reliever Edward Mujica was pitching well for the Oakland A's since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox, but he suffered a thumb fracture after being hit by a line drive; decision likely to follow on outfielder Coco Crisp Friday or Saturday.
Athletics Nation 1 hour ago
The Athletics will place Coco Crisp on the disabled list before Saturday's day game with an injured neck, retroactive to May 20, manager Bob Melvin told beat reporters (Susan Slusser tweets). The A's will activate Kendall Graveman to start in Drew Pomeranz's place in the rotation. Graveman is already...