The Athletics finished the 2018 season with four healthy starting pitchers on their 40-man roster — none of them especially reliable.
With the AL Wild Card Game locked up, the A’s attention is on beating the Yankees on Wednesday.
The A’s rode a six-run fourth to victory Wednesday and cinched a series win over the Angels Thursday afternoon in dominant 21-3 fashion.
Daniel Mengden battled for 5-2/3 innings, but his six runs surrendered were too many for the A’s to overcome.
It was a day-long party at the Oakland Coliseum, and the Athletics brought the fireworks.
It didn’t take long before A’s starter Cody Martin was pulled from his first big league start.