An Elvis Andrus line drive to center scored a diving Matt Chapman in the ninth to earn the A’s another walk-off win.
The A’s entered Wednesday night 13-0 this season when leading after the sixth inning. That marks tumbled to a close.
The A’s inducted their 2019 Hall of Fame class before the game Saturday, and came out looking like a squad of Hall of Famers when the game started. The eventful afternoon ended in a 12-3 series-clinching drubbing of the Rangers.
Derek Holland got to face his former team, the Rangers, Sunday in the series finale at AT&T Park.
Despite its best efforts, the Giants bullpen managed to preserve Suárez’s hard-fought 5-3 victory over Texas by the skin of its teeth.
The Rangers won 95 games in 2016. In 2017, they lost 84 and they will continue their tumble into the abyss of irrelevance in 2018.
Coming off a scratched start, lost to a groin strain, six days ago, Jharel Cotton made it though 5 scoreless frames Sunday before he was lifted.
Andrew Triggs and Yu Darvish were engaged in an unlikely pitcher’s duels, matching zero for low-stress zero, waiting for someone to blink. Neither did.
The Oakland Athletics experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in week one of 2017.
A’s outfielder Craig Gentry misplayed a Prince Fielder liner to right that allowed two runs to score.