The Athletics finished the 2018 season with four healthy starting pitchers on their 40-man roster — none of them especially reliable.
Frankie Montas, recalled from Triple-A Nashville before the game, did his best to match Daniel Mengden’s Saturday gem.
The Diamondbacks were one of three National League West teams to make the 2017 postseason.
The Giants lost their 93rd game Saturday, a two-and-a-half hour dose of Ambien disguised as a 2-0 defeat.
The Giants were asleep at the wheel again, uninspired by another stellar performance by their starter.
The Dodgers win the division and make another playoff run with their strong pitching staff. The Giants have a decent season and fight for a wild-card spot.
The Giants could hardly afford a cheap loss to the last-place Diamondbacks. One painful inning made it happen, though.
The 2015 Giants have an odd set of options at starter, but Jeff Samardzija’s signing helped settle the dust.
If recent history is any sign of what is to come, the San Francisco Giants will find themselves in the 2016 MLB Postseason. But after …