Just when you thought they had turned a new winning leaf, the Oakland Athletics stumbled their way to a 1-6 week.
The Oakland Athletics jumped all over veteran lefty starter James Paxton, saddling him with his first five runs allowed in 2017.
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.
Sean Manaea didn’t allow a single hit Saturday. He also didn’t get through the sixth inning.
The Oakland Athletics have called up outfielder Jaff Decker, the final cut from the Spring Training roster.
Two games into 2017, the Oakland Athletics have have had their off-season decisions put on display.
It will be a deep bullpen and shallow bench for the Oakland Athletics starting the 2017 season.
Jeff Samardzija went through a particularly grueling lull last season. That Samardzija was nowhere to be found in Friday’s game.
The Giants get another Spring win, but the game presented a couple opportunities for the 25-man to reveal itself.