Benches cleared in the top of the fourth, as Brett Lawrie was (predictably) plunked. Yordano Ventura was ejected, Yohan Pino put in, and after all is said and done, the A's lead 5-0 going into the fifth inning. Josh Reddick hit a monster homer and Jesse Hahn has been very efficient, finally getting some help from his defense in the bottom of the fourth. Let's tack on some more and beat our (newly-re-dubbed) rival Royals! A's lead 5-0 going into the fifth.
Athletics Nation 3 hours ago
Offensively both sides have been quiet, as the A's remain hitless and the Royals have been held to two. Jesse Hahn just escaped a jam caused by MORE shoddy outfield defense behind him, so it's time to back him up with a few runs! A's and Royals tied at 0, headed into the fourth inning.
Athletics Nation 5 hours ago
The Royals shortstop appears to be escalating the tensions that arose after the Oakland A's third baseman's late slide Friday night. After Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost and Athletics players downplayed A's third baseman Brett Lawrie's late slide into Royals shortstop Alcides...
Topeka Capital-Journal 1 hour ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer, Jesse Hahn and Jesse Chavez combined for a seven-hitter, and the Oakland Athletics rolled to a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Yordano Ventura (2-1) gave up all five runs in the fourth...