1 OAKLAND ATHLETICS (38-24) VS. BALTIMORE ORIOLES (31-29) ABOUT THE A S: Had their five-game winning streak snapped Thursday, which was one short of tying their season-high (6, May 7- MLB BEST RECORDS SINCE ) however, have now won six of W L PCT their last eight games and eight of the Oakland last 12 after a season-high four game Atlanta losing streak are 14 games over.500 St. Louis at 38-24, which is one shy of their Detroit Washington season-high (June 4, 37-22; June 7, 38- Cincinnati ) have the best record in the American League and second best in the majors (San Francisco, 41-21) it is the A s best record after 62 games since the 1990 club started the year (lost game 63) ) are in sole possession of first place in the American League West for the 41st consecutive day and have held at least a share of first for 45 consecutivee days and 58 of the last 60 this is the A s longest stretch of consecutive days in first place since spending the final 65 days of the 2006 season in first have a 4½ game lead over Los Angeles in the West, one game shy of their season-high of 5½ games held for the four consecutive days prior to last night have 54 days in sole possession of first this year, four days tied for first, four days in second, three days tied for second, one day tied for third and three days in fourth. THE LONG BALL: Cocoo Crisp hit a game-tying solo home run in the third inning last night and the A s have now homered in a season-high 15 consecutive games (26 home runs total) have 75 home runs for the season, which ranks second in the AL and third in the majors 37 of the home runs have come with runners on base, which is second most in the majors are tied with Boston and Chicago (AL) for the Major League lead in grand slams (3) had three players record 10 or more home runs by the end of May (Cespedes, Donaldson, Moss) this marks the third time in Oakland history the A s had three players with at least 10 home runs by the end of May also did it in 1997 (Berroa, Canseco, McGwire) and 2006 (Chavez, Swisher and Thomas) the pitching staff has allowed 52 home runs, whichh is tied for the fourth fewest in the AL only 16 of those have come with runners on base, which is second fewest in the majors. OFFENSE: The A s lead the majors in runs (316), walks (263) and on-base percentage (.336), are third in home runs (75), fifth in slugging percentage (.418) and extra base hits (196), tied for sixth in triples (14), and are seventh in fewest strikeouts (442). PITCHING: The A s have a 2.56 ERA (72 er in ip) over the last 28 games lead the majors in ERA (2.95), opponents batting average (.224), on-base percentage (.286) and slugging percentage (.340) also lead the majors with a.195 (88 for 452) opponents batting average with runners in scoring position are tied for the third most shutouts in the AL (7) and have allowed the third fewest walks ( 170). STARTING PITCHING: A s starting pitchers are 14-6 with a 2.86 ERA (54 er in ip) over the last 28 games are now with a 3.12 ERA (130 er in ip) for the season the losses are the fewest in the majors and the ERA is second lowest (Atlanta, 2.86) are tied for the AL lead in completee games (2) and are third in innings pitched (375.1). CLOSE CALLS: The A s are 7-3 in extra inning games lead the AL in extra inning games and wins and have the second best record (Cleveland, 4-1) are in games decided by two runs or fewer and 26-8 in games decided by three runs or more lead the majors in wins when trailing after seven innings (8) and are tied with Milwaukee for the lead in wins when trailing after eight innings (4) are 10-7 in games decided in the last at bat. IN MAY: The A s went in May after going 18-9 in April have now posted a winning record in 12 consecutive months dating back to June of 2012 that is the second longest such streak in Oakland history the record is 13 consecutivee months from Sept Sept the pitching staff finished with a 3.08 ERA, which was the sixth lowest May ERA in Oakland history and the lowest since 1990 (2.43) had five shutouts, which were the A s most in May since HOME AND AWAY: The A s are 3-2 on this nine-game road trip to New York-AL (2-1), Baltimore (1-1, one game) and Los Angeles-AL (three games) are (.636) on the road, which is the best road O A OAKLAND ATHLETICS Game Information Oakland Athletics Baseball Company 7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA A s PR on SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014 CAMDEN YARDS 1:35 P.M. EDT LHP SCOTT KAZMIR (6-2, 2.40) VS. RHP UBALDO JIMENEZ ( 2-6, 4.39) CSNCA A S RADIO NETWORK (95.7 FM THE GAME) record in the majors are hitting.243 (287 for 1180) with 34 home runs in 33 games on the road compared to.261 with 41 home runs in 29 games in Oakland went 5-2 on the last homestand against Detroit (2-2) and Los Angeles-AL (3-0) those were the A s only seven home games over a 25-game stretch from May 16 to June 11 have won 11 of the last 14 home games after losing six straight and are (.586) at home for the season, which is the second best home record in the AL behind Cleveland (21-11). ON THE BASES: The A s are 35 for 42 (83. 3%) in stolen base attempts, which is tied for the best percentage in the majors (NYY) opponents have been successful in 40 of their 45 (88.9%) attempts, which is the second highest percentage in the AL (MIN) the A s are the only Major League team without a pickoff. DEFENSIVEE DOINGS: The A s have committed 41 errors, which is fourth most in the American League the errors have led to just 13 unearned runs, which is tied for fewest in the AL are when committing at least one error compared to when going errorless are tied for first in the majors with 16 outfield assists. IN THE PINCH: A s pinch hitters have 13 walks, which is six more than any other AL team and are second most in the majors rank first in the AL in on-base percentagee (.426) and RBI (11), are tied for the AL lead in hits (15), home runs ( 1) and extra base hits (5), and are second in plate appearances (68). THIS AND THAT: The A s are 23-4 when scoring first, which is the best record in the majors are the only Major League team that has not used a rookie in 2014 the streak of 62 consecutive games without playing a rookie is the longest by an A s team since they began the 1984 season with an Oakland single-season record 73-game streak from April 4 through the first game of a June 26 doubleheader THE DISABLED LIST: The A s have five players on the disabled list (Elmore, Griffin, O Flaherty, Parker, Reddick) Elmore, Griffin, O Flaherty and Parker are on the 60-day DL have used the DL nine times this year used it just 13 times all last year, which was the fewest since 2005 when they used it eight times have not had fewer than two players on the DL since the end of the 2006 season when they had just one. A s vs. ORIOLES: The A s and Orioles have split the first two meetings of 2014 the A s lost the season series last year, 2-5 it was the A s first season series loss to Baltimore since 1998 went 1-3 in Oakland and lost two of three at Camden Yards are (.654) against Baltimore since the start of the 1999 season, which is the best winning percentage against the Orioles by an American League team over that span since moving to Oakland in 1968, the A s are against the Orioles that breaks down to in Oakland and in Baltimore all-time, the A s are against the Orioles/Browns/Brewers of the other seven original AL franchises, the Orioles are the only team the A s have a winning record against. TODAY S TIDBITS Coco Crisp is on a 11-game hitting streak (15 for 39,.385), the team s longest this year. Josh Donaldson leads the majors in runs scored (51) and game-winning RBI (11) Sean Doolittle has a inning scoreless streak, which is an ongoing career-high (previous: 13.2, April 29-May 29, 2013), and has struck out 42 batters while walking only one this season Brandon Moss has 92 RBI since the 2013 All-Star Break, which is tied for second most in the majors during that span.craigg Gentry has been successful in each of his 111 stolen base attempts this year, and has a current streak of 23 consecutive steals dating back to Aug. 14 of last year. THIS DATE IN A s HISTORY In 1933, Jimmie Foxx homers in his first three at bats in the A s win over the New York Yankees he had homered in his last at bat the day before to give him four consecutive home runs in 1965, Rick Monday is chosen by the Kansas City A s as the first player ever taken in baseball ss free agent draft in 1975, Ken Holtzman one-hits the Detroit Tigers in the Athletics 4-0 win Claudell Washington homers twice and drives in all four Oakland runs in the game.. PITCHING PROBABLES Mon., June 9 at Los Angeles-AL Tue., June 10 at Los Angeles-AL RHP Jesse Chavez (5-3, 3.04) vs. RHP Garrett Richards (5-2, 3.25) LHP Drew Pomeranz (5-3, 2.20) vs. LHP Tyler Skaggs (4-4, 4.34) 7:05 7:05 Wed., June 11 at Los Angeles-AL LHP Tommy Milone (tonight) vs. RHP Jered Weaver (tonight) 7:05 CSNCA/95.7 FM The Game CSNCA/95.7 FM The Game CSNCA/95.7 FM The Game Get the latest A s notes, full stat packets, clips, press releases, roster, updated media guide and more at WORLD CHAMPIONS AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
2 SUNDAY S STARTING PITCHER: Scott Kazmir (6-2, 2.40 ERA) AMONG THE LEADERS: Ranks fourth in the American League in ERA (2.40) and tied for eighth in wins (6) is second in opponents onbase percentage (.265), batting average (.215) and slugging percentage (.309) ranks third in fewest pitches per inning (14.8) is also tied for third in wild pitches (6), tied for fourth in complete games (1), fifth in highest run support (6.12, seventh in fewest walks per nine innings (1.80), ninth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.20), 10 th in grounded into double plays per nine innings (0.96) and tied for 11 th in hit batters (4). LAST FIVE STARTS: Has allowed one run or fewer in three of his last five starts and is 2-1 with a 2.05 ERA (7 er in 30.2 ip) and.202 (22 for 109) opponents batting average over that span has walked one batter or fewer in three of those five starts and has issued just six walks in 30.2 innings. LAST 30 STARTS: Has allowed one run or fewer in six of his 12 starts this year and 14 of his last 30 starts dating back to June 21, 2013 is 13-7 with a 2.78 ERA (55 er in ip) and.229 (153 for 669) opponents batting average over that stretch has walked 39 (1.97 per nine innings) and struck AMERICAN LEAGUE ERA LEADERS SINCE JUNE 21, 2013 (min ip) 2.63 Yu Darvish, TEX 2.78 Scott Kazmir, CLE/OAK 2.96 Chris Sale, CWS 3.01 Felix Hernandez, SEA 3.01 Max Scherzer, DET out 170 in innings (8.60 per nine innings) for a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.36 has yielded just 12 home runs (0.61 per nine innings). OPPONENTS BATTING: Has allowed a.135 (7 for 52) batting average with runners in scoring position, which is tied for second in the American League opponents are 1 for 21 (.048) with RISP and two outs has not walked a batter to lead off an inning opponents are batting.213 (16 for 75) with a.234 on-base percentage (two hit by pitches) and.240 slugging percentage (two doubles) when leading off an inning the slugging percentage is third lowest in the AL and the on-base percentage ranks sixth has yielded a.198 (44 for 222) average against right-handers compared to.283 (15 for 53) against left-handers the mark against righties ranks sixth lowest in the AL has surrendered all five of his home runs this year and 21 of his 24 over the last two years to righties four of the home runs this year have been solo shots as have 17 of his 24 over the last two years. HOME AND AWAY: Is 3-1 with a 1.69 ERA (7 er in 37.1 ip) in five starts at home compared to 3-1 with a 3.11 ERA (13 er in 37.2 ip) in seven starts on the road has the second lowest home ERA in the American League has walked two batters in 37.1 innings at home and 13 in 37.2 innings on the road has allowed three of his five home runs at home. NIGHT AND DAY: Is 3-0 with a 1.31 ERA (5 er in 34.1 ip) in five starts during the day compared to 3-2 with a 3.32 ERA (15 er in 40.2 ip) in seven starts at night ranks ninth in the American League in day ERA is now 8-2 with a 2.52 ERA (25 er in 89.1 ip) in 15 starts during the day over the last two years and 8-9 with a 4.13 ERA (66 er in ip) in 26 starts at night. DAYS REST: Is scheduled to start on four days rest today is 4-0 with a 2.77 ERA (8 er in 26.0 ip) in four starts on four days rest compared to 2-2 with a 2.20 ERA (12 er in 49.0 ip) in eight starts on five days rest or more. GO THE DISTANCE: Tossed his second career complete game May 28, a six-hitter in the A s 3-1 win over Detroit in Oakland his other complete game was a two-hit shutout against Boston on July 3, 2006 went 161 starts between complete games, which is the seventh longest streak of consecutive starts without a complete game in Major League history. MONTH BY MONTH: Went 2-2 with a 2.67 ERA and.220 opponents batting average in five starts in May after going 4-0 with a 2.11 ERA and.206 opponents batting average in six starts in April tied for the American League lead in wins in April, ranked sixth in ERA and eighth in opponents batting is the sixth A s pitcher since 1993 to win four games in April (Gray, 2014; Cahill, 2011; Mulder and Zito, 2003; Rogers, 1998) of those six, only Cahill was undefeated (Cahill started the season 6-0) it was the fifth time he won four or more games in a month in his career, the first time in April his last four-win month was June of 2010 with Los Angeles (AL) had 35 strikeouts, which was the fifth highest April strikeout total in Oakland history. THIS AND THAT: The A s are 10-2 (.833) in his starting s has walked one batter or fewer in seven of his 12 starts has not allowed a run three times HIGHLIGHTS: He was the winning pitcher in the A s 6-1 win over Cleveland in the day game April 2 tossed 7.1 shutout innings and allowed just three hits is the only Athletics pitcher since at least 1914 to toss at least seven shutout innings and not walk a batter in his A s debut won his second consecutive start in the A s 8-3 win at Minnesota April 7 retired 11 of the final 13 batters he faced combined with Abad, Otero, Gregerson and Doolittle on a three-hit shutout in the A s 3-0 win at Seattle April 13 tossed 6.0 innings and allowed two of the hits but had a no decision as the A s scored twice in the eighth and once in the ninth had a no decision in the A s 4-3 win over Houston April 19 in Oakland left trailing 3-1 but the A s scored three times in the bottom of the ninth for the win was the winning pitcher in the A s 9-3 win at Texas April 29 to start a season 4-0 for the first time in his career was charged with his first loss of the season in the A s 4-2 loss to Seattle May 5.that snapped a career-high tying six-game winning streak dating back to Sept. 21, 2013 (also May 10-June 6, 2008) had a 1.75 ERA and.207 opponents batting average during the streak, which spanned eight starts allowed just one home run in 51.1 innings struck out 56 and walked just 10 had a no decision in the A s 6-2 win at Cleveland May 17 tossed just 1.1 innings, which was the shortest outing of his career was ejected by home plate umpire Jerry Layne after walking Aguilar with one out in the second tossed his second career complete game May 28, a six-hitter in the A s 3-1 win over Detroit in Oakland. LAST START: He had a no decision in his last start, a 5-2 A s win in 10 innings at New York on Tuesday recorded an A s season-high 10 strikeouts allowed a RBI single to Teixeira in the first and a solo homer to Teixeira in the sixth, but that is all he would allow in 6.1 innings was relieved in the seventh by Abad with the A s trailing 2-1 the A s tied the game on a pinch-hit RBI double by Vogt in the eighth and then scored three times in the 10 th for the win. KAZMIR S 2014 STARTS Date Opponent Score Dec ERA IP H R ER BB SO HR #PIT April 2 Cleveland (D) 6-1 W April 7 at Minnesota 8-3 W April 13 at Seattle April 19 Houston April 23 at Houston 10-1 W April 29 at Texas 9-3 W April Totals (6 games, 6 starts) May 5 Seattle 2-4 L May 11 Washington 9-1 W May 17 at Cleveland May 23 at Toronto 2-3 L May 28 Detroit 3-1 W May Totals (5 games, 5 starts) June 3 at New York 5-2 (10) KAZMIR vs. BALTIMORE: Is 5-5 with a 4.43 ERA (91.1 ip, 92 h, 48 r, 45 er, 43 bb, 84 so, 13 hr) in 16 career appearances, all starts is 3-2 with a 4.14 ERA (25 er in 54.1 ip) in nine starts in his home ballparks and 2-3 with a 4.86 ERA (20 er in 37.0 ip) in seven starts at Camden Yards faced the Orioles once last year, a no decision in the Indians 4-3 win at Baltimore on June 26 no-hit the Orioles over the first six innings Machado double to lead off the seventh, went to third on a Kazmir error on a pickoff attempt and scored on a Davis sacrifice fly left with a 2-1 lead but Smith allowed two runs in the eighth inning for the blown save. CAREER STARTS CAREER MATCHUPS DATE H/A DEC IP H R ER BB SO AVG. AB H HR BB SO 4/12/05 H Cruz /23/05 H W Davis /9/05 A L Hardy /16/05 A W Jones /3/06 A L Lough /1/06 A Machado /23/06 H Markakis /18/07 H Wieters /24/07 A L Young /30/07 A W /4/07 H /29/08 H W /4/09 H L /28/10 H L /26/13 A KAZMIR BY THE NUMBERS W L ERA G IP ER Career Home Road Day Night Pre-ASB Post-ASB AVG. AB H vs. LHH vs. RHH KAZMIR S CAREER HIGHS Low Hit CG: 2, 7/3/06 vs. BOS IP: 9.0 (twice), last: 5/28/14 vs. DET Fewest IP, GS: 1.1, 5/17/14 at CLE H: 12, 4/9/06 at TOR R: 13, 7/10/10 at OAK ER: 13, 7/10/10 at OAK BB: 6 (six times), last: 9/3/10 at OAK SO: 13, 8/25/07 at OAK HR: 4 (twice), last: 9/25/08 at DET Pitches: 121, 7/18/05 at BOS Win Streak: 6 (twice), last: 9/21/13 to 4/29/14 Loss Streak: 6, 9/19/04 to 5/7/05 Scoreless Streak: 18.0, 5/16/06 to 5/26/06 Complete Games: 2, last: 5/28/14 vs. DET Shutouts: 1, 7/3/06 vs. BOS MONDAY S PROBABLE STARTING PITCHER RHP Jesse Chavez (5-3, 3.04 ERA): Is 3-3 with a 4.25 ERA (17 er in 36.0 ip) and.285 (41 for 144) opponents batting average over his past six starts after going 2-0 with a 1.89 ERA and.199 opponents batting average in his first six starts overall, ranks eighth in the American League in ERA (3.04) has allowed a.184 batting average against right-handed hitters compared to.281 against left-handers has issued just four of his 20 walks to righties for a.208 on-base percentage the on-base percentage against right-handers is second lowest in the AL and fourth lowest in the majors the batting average is fourth lowest in the AL the A s are 9-3 (.750) in his starting s was the winning pitcher in his last start, a 7-4 A s win against the Yankees Wednesday in New York (6.0 ip, 7 h, 4 r, 4 er, 2 bb, 5 so) is 1-2 with a 4.70 ERA in nine career appearances, one start, against Los Angeles-AL (15.1 ip, 15 h, 12 r, 8 er, 4 bb, 17 so, 2 hr) the start came this year, a no decision on April 14 in Anaheim (7.0 ip, 4 h, 2 h, 1 er, 9 so, 1 hr).
3 ATHLETICS BULLPEN BRIEFS TEAM 13-10, 2.61 ERA (55 er in ip) Saves/Opportunities: 13-for-22 (59.1%) Has allowed just one run over its last eight games (24.0 ip, 17 h, 5 bb, 27 so, 0.37 ERA) Johnson s run allowed last night was the first allowed by the bullpen since May 29 vs. Detroit (also Johnson). The A s bullpen is first in the American League lead in ERA (2.61) and has the second most wins (13) ranks first in opponents batting average (.214), opponents on-base percentage (.274) and opponents slugging percentage (.289). Is tied for the third most blown saves (9), has the second lowest save percentage (59.1%) and is tied for the third fewest saves (13) has allowed the fourth highest inherited runners scored percent (25 of 77, 32.5%). Tied for the fewest home runs (10) and fewest walks allowed (56) among AL bullpens. 56 LHP FERNANDO ABAD Last Outing: 6/6 at Baltimore (W, 1.0 ip, 2 h, 0 r, 0 er, 1 bb, 0 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-0 Inherited Runners/Scored: 12/0 First Hitters: 4-25, 3 bb With Friday s win, broke a 15-game losing streak dating back to April 9, 2011 that was the longest active losing streak in the majors and the longest losing streak in the majors over the last 21 years the last longer streak was a 27-game losing streak by Anthony Young from May 6, 1992-July 24, Has not allowed an earned run over his last 10 outings (7.2 ip, 6 h, 1 r, 5 bb, 6 so) after posting a ERA over a five-game stretch from May 7-17 (5 er in 3.2 ip) did not allow a run over his first 14 appearances (13.1 ip) this season. Is second among AL relievers in opponents slugging percentage (.157) and fifth in opponents batting average (.157) all 13 of his hits allowed this season have been singles. Is ninth among AL relievers in WHIP (0.93). Has stranded all 12 inherited runners this season is the only qualifying AL reliever to have not allowed an inherited runner to score. Has pitched in four career games against Baltimore (2.1 ip, 3 h, 1 bb, 1 so). Last Year: Began the season at Triple-A Syracuse and was 1-0 with a 1.06 ERA in 17 relief appearances was promoted to Washington May 21 and went 0-3 with a 3.35 ERA in a career-high 39 relief appearances. 48 RHP RYAN COOK Last Outing: 6/6 at Baltimore (ND, 1.0 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 0 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-0 Inherited Runners/Scored: 4/3 First Hitters: 3-11, 2 bb Appeared in a game Friday for the first time since May 7 (Game 1) vs. Seattle was reinstated from the DL Tuesday after missing 22 games with a strained right forearm was his second stint on the DL this season (also March 29-April 6)...pitched in 12 games between DL stints and posted an 0-1 record with a 2.92 ERA (4 er in 12.1 ip). Posted a 0.96 ERA (1 er in 9.1 ip) over his first nine games this season. Righties are 2 for 28 (.071) against him this season with 12 strikeouts lefties are 5 for 18 (.278) with three strikeouts. Has a loss and two blown saves in seven career games against the Orioles (6.0 ip, 10 h, 6 r, 4 er, 2 bb, 8 so, 6.00 ERA). Last Year: Was 6-4 with two saves and a 2.54 ERA in a team-leading 71 relief appearances allowed just two home runs in 67.1 innings, an average of 0.27 per nine innings, which was fourth lowest among AL relievers. 62 LHP SEAN DOOLITTLE Last Outing: 6/6 at Baltimore (S, 1.0 ip, 0 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 3 so) Saves/Opportunities: 8-9 Inherited Runners/Scored: 8/1 First Hitters: 4-28 Has not allowed a run over his last 16 outings (17.1 ip, 5 h, 1 bb, 29 so) after giving up seven earned runs over his previous five games (4.0 ip, 9 h, 7 er, 5 so, ERA) his 17.1 inning scoreless streak is an ongoing career high (previous, 13.2, April 29-May 29, 2013). His strikeout-to-walk ratio of is more than four times higher than the next closest reliever in the majors (Soria, 10.00). Has just one walk since Sept. 1, 2013, the fewest in the Majors over that stretch (min. 20 ip) is second among AL relievers in opponents on-base percentage (.187) and WHIP (0.69). Is 1-0 and a perfect 7-for-7 in save opportunities in his last 11 outings over that stretch, has allowed just three baserunners in 12.0 innings (2 h, 1 bb) team is 11-0 in those games. Is third among AL relievers in strikeouts (42). Has a save in five career games against Baltimore (5.1 ip, 3 h, 3 r, 3 er, 1 bb, 9 so). Allowed an inherited runner to score on May 12, breaking streak of stranding 25 straight inherited runners (55 games) for his career, has allowed just 6 of 62 (9.7%) inherited runners to score, which is the lowest among active relievers (min. 30 inherited runners). Last Year: Went 5-5 with two saves and a 3.13 ERA in 70 games allowed just 2-of-32 (6.3%) inherited runners to score, which was the lowest mark in the majors...issued 13 walks in 69.0 innings (1.70 per nine innings). 29 LHP JEFF FRANCIS Last Outing: 6/7 at Baltimore (ND, 2.0 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 3 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-0 Inherited Runners/Scored: 0/0 First Hitters: 0-2 Was claimed off waivers by the A s from Cincinnati May 18 and made his A s debut May 24 at Toronto his appearance last night was his first since his A s debut also appeared in one game this season with the Reds, a start on May 15 against San Diego. Is 0-2 in six games (five starts) in his career against the Orioles (31.2 ip, 40 h, 21 r, 21 er, 8 bb, 28 so, 5.97 ERA). Spent most of this season with Triple-A Louisville in the Reds organization his complete 2014 statistics with Louisville: W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO Louisville (AAA) Last Year: Split the season between the Colorado Rockies and Triple-A Colorado Springs went 3-5 with a 6.27 ERA in 23 games (12 starts) with the Rockies 2-2 with a 4.34 ERA in 11 games (6 starts) at Colorado Springs. 44 RHP LUKE GREGERSON Last Outing: 6/6 at Baltimore (ND, 2.0 ip, 2 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 3 so) Saves/Opportunities: 3-8 Inherited Runners/Scored: 16/8 First Hitters: 7-29, 2 bb Has thrown six straight scoreless outings (8.0 ip) since allowing one run in back-to-back games on May 22 and 25. Has 19 strikeouts and two walks over his last 13 games has struck out 31 and walked five this season strikeout-to-walk ratio of 6.20 is seventh best among AL relievers. Has five blown saves, which is tied for the most in the majors. Has allowed 8 of 16 (50.0%) inherited runners to score, which is the third highest percentage in the majors. Is tied for second in the AL in games pitched (31) now has 394 games pitched since 2009, which is the most in the majors over that span. Is 1-1 in six career games against Baltimore (4.2 ip, 6 h, 3 r, 3 er, 1 bb, 6 so, 5.79 ERA). Last Year: Went 6-8 with four saves and a 2.71 ERA in a team-leading 73 games in his fifth and final season with San Diego topped 70 games for the fourth time in the last five years. 45 RHP JIM JOHNSON Last Outing: 6/7 at Baltimore (ND, 0.2 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 1 so) Saves/Opportunities: 2-3 Inherited Runners/Scored: 6/3 First Hitters: 7-21, 3 bb Has allowed 10 runs, all earned, over his last 11 outings (10.0 ip, 9.00 ERA) after an eight-game, 10.1-inning scoreless streak. Is 3-0 with a 2.35 ERA (4 er in 15.1 ip) and a.232 (13 for 56) opponents batting average in 13 games on the road compared to 0-2 with two saves, a blown save, a ERA (13 er in 8.1 ip) and.465 (20 for 43) opponents average in 11 games at home. Is tied for fifth among American League relievers in wins (3). Last night was his first career appearance against Baltimore spent his entire career with the Orioles before joining the A s this season was with 122 saves in his career with the O s posted a 3.11 ERA in ip over eight seasons. Last Year: Led the AL and tied Atlanta s Craig Kimbrel for the ML lead with 50 saves is one of three relievers with two 50-save seasons in his career (Gagne, Rivera) was 3-8 with a 2.94 ERA in career-high 74 appearances. 61 RHP DAN OTERO Last Outing: 6/4 at New York-AL (ND, 1.2 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 2 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-2 Inherited Runners/Scored: 22/9 First Hitters: 6-26, sf Has allowed just two home runs in his career (in 87.2 ip) is third among active relievers with a 0.21 HR/9 ip ratio (min ip). Tied for secondt among Major League relievers in innings pitched (36.1). Tied for the Major League lead in wins as a reliever (5). Had a 14.1-inning scoreless streak from May 3-20 (eight appearances). Has a 1.23 ERA at home (2 er in 14.2 ip) compared to a 2.91 ERA on the road (7 er in 21.2 ip). Righties are 15 for 76 (.197) off him, lefties are 17 for 60 (.283). Has a 1.55 ERA (5 er in 29.0 ip) when pitching on two days rest or fewer and a 5.14 ERA (4 er in 7.0 ip) when pitching on three days rest or more. Has never faced the Orioles in his career. Last Year: Began the year at Triple-A Sacramento where he went 1-0 with 15 saves and a 0.99 ERA in 23 appearances was promoted to Oakland June 14 and finished the season with the A s, going 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in 33 games.
4 ATHLETICS BATTING NOTES 88 KYLE BLANKS Current Streak: 8 games (9 for 20) Baltimore Series: 2-5, so, 2 rbi Road Trip: 4-9, 2b, 4 rbi, sf, so Career vs. Jimenez: 0-0 (---), 0 hr, 1 bb, 0 so Has hit safely in each of his last eight games (9 for 20,.450) after going 1 for 8 over his first four contests with the A s. Has homered twice in his last seven games, including Monday against Detroit it was his first home run since June 16, 2013, snapping a career-high 49-game homerless streak. Was acquired from San Diego on May 15 for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert and a PTBNL (minor league pitcher Ronald Herrera). Began the season at Triple-A El Paso but was recalled by San Diego May 5 made two starts at first base with the Padres and was 2 for 10 (.200) in five games overall when he was optioned back to El Paso May 13 his complete 2014 stats with El Paso: AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SLG OBP El Paso (AAA) Last Year: Began the season at Triple-A Tucson but was promoted to San Diego April 14 hit.243 and had career highs in games (88), runs (31), hits (68), doubles (14), RBI (35) and walks (21). 18 ALBERTO CALLASPO Current Streak: 0 for 19 Baltimore Series: 0-9, so Road Trip: 0-19, 2 r, rbi, bb, 2 so, sf Career vs. Jimenez: 2-9 (.222), 0 hr, 2 bb, 2 so Mired in a 0-for-19 hitless streak which has lowered his average to.223 is hitting.179 (17 for 95) with no home runs and four RBI since the beginning of May after batting.269 with three home runs and 15 RBI in April. Recorded his third three-hit game of the season last Sunday (last: April 30 at Texas). Is 2 for 4 (.500) with two walks as a pinch hitter. Tied for third in the American League in grounded into double plays (10). Has started at least five games at four different positions (26 at designated hitter, 12 at first base, six at third base, five at second base). Last Year: Was acquired by the A s from the Angels one day before the trading deadline and batted.270 with five home runs and 22 RBI in 50 games with Oakland combined for a.258 batting average in 136 games overall. 52 YOENIS CÉSPEDES Current Streak: 5 games (7 for 21) Baltimore Series: 2-9, 2b, rbi, 3 so, gidp Road Trip: 7-21, 3 r, 2b, 2 hr, bb, 6 so, gidp Career vs. Jimenez: 3-6 (.500), 1 hr, 2 bb, 0 so Hit a career-high tying two home runs Wednesday night (fourth time, last: June 21, 2013 at Seattle) all four of his two-homer games have come on the road. Is batting.235 (19 for 81) over his last 19 games however, has 18 RBI over that span, including two five-rbi games. Of his last 23 hits, 14 are for extra bases (seven doubles, two triples, five home runs) 32 of his 56 hits for the season for extra bases. Is tied for third in the American League in extra base hits (31), tied for fourth in triples (3), is 10th in RBI (40) and tied for 10 th in home runs (12). Matched his career-high with five RBI (May 18, 2014 at Cleveland) and nine total bases (June 4, 2013 at Milwaukee) Saturday and had the first three-extra-base hit game of his career. Had two assists in the second inning May 31 to become the first A s outfielder with two assists in an inning since Matt Stairs on April 16, 1996 at Texas is the first to throw out two runners at home in one inning since Dave Henderson on July 7, 1990 at Cleveland now has seven assists for the season, which leads Major League outfielders. The A s are with him in the starting lineup, 2-4 when he doesn t start in his three seasons with the club, the A s are (.634) with him in the starting lineup and (.391) when he doesn t start. Last Year: Batted.240 with 26 home runs and 80 RBI in 135 games in his second season in the majors the home runs were a career high but his batting average dropped 52 points from his.292 in COCO CRISP Current Streak: 11 games (15 for 39) Baltimore Series: 4-5, 3 3 r, 2b, hr, rbi, bb, sb Road Trip: 6-12, 3 r, 2b, hr, rbi, 3 bb, sb Career vs. Jimenez: 0-0 (---), 0 hr, 0 bb, 0 so Extended his hitting streak to team-high 11 games last night (15 for 39,.385) and is batting.500 (6-12) on the road trip. Is batting.329 (23 for 70) with two of his three home runs in Oakland compared to.211 (19 for 90) on the road Has a.333 (33 for 99) batting average at night compared to.185 (12 for 65) during the day. Last Year: Hit a career-high 22 home runs and stole 21 bases to become the 10 th player in Athletics history with 20 HR and 20 SB in a season also had career highs in runs (93) and walks (61) batted.261 in 131 games. 20 JOSH DONALDSON Current Streak: 0 for 6 Balitmore Series: 1-7, r, hr, rbi, hb, bb, 5 so Road Trip: 4-21, 3 r, 2 hr, 2 rbi, hb, bb, 8 so, gidp Career vs. Jimenez: 1-4 (.250), 0 hr, 2 bb, 3 so Despite striking out a career-high four times last night, he s batting.296 (29 for 98) with 26 runs scored, two doubles, a triple, 10 home runs, 26 RBI and 17 walks over his last 26 games. Leads the majors in runs scored (51) and game-winning RBI (11) is third in the American League in total bases (132), tied for second in go-ahead RBI (14), tied for third in home runs (17) and RBI (50), sixth in extra base hits (30), eighth in walks (34) and ninth in slugging percentage (.543) is second in the AL in home runs with runners on base (10). Had 48 runs scored at the end of May the runs are the most in Oakland history by a player at the end of May (previous: 47, Jose Canseco in 1988 and Rickey Henderson in 1982). Had his 47-game streak of reaching base safely as a third baseman snapped Tuesday night that was the longest such streak by an Athletics third baseman since at least 1914 it was the longest by a Major League third baseman since Alex Rodriguez had a 53-game streak (April 18-June 17, 2004) has reached base safely in 52 of his last 55 games overall and 54 of 60 for the season. Also had his 30-game streak of reaching base safely on the road dating back to Sept. 28 of last year snapped Tuesday night, which was the longest by an Athletic since Mark McGwire had a 55-game streak from Sept. 3, 1995-July 26, Is the leading vote getter among AL third baseman in All-Star balloting results released Monday with 956,811 votes (Longoria is second with 589,621) the A s have not had a position player in the All-Star Game since Ramon Hernandez in 2003 and have not had a player elected since Jason Giambi in Has committed nine errors, which is second most in the majors among third basemen (Alvarez, PIT 13). Last Year: Batted.301 with 24 home runs and 93 RBI in 158 games ranked sixth in the American League in on-base percentage (.384), tied for seventh in walks (76), ninth in slugging percentage (.499) and 10th in RBI. 3 CRAIG GENTRY Current Streak: 1 game (1 for 3) Baltimore Series: 1-3, sb Road Trip: 1-10, 2 sb Career vs. Jimenez: 0-0 (---), 0 hr, 0 bb, 0 so Is batting.246 (17 for 69) since the beginning of May after hitting.317 in April. Is 1 for 8 (.125) with a walk as a pinch hitter is batting.266 (25 for 94) in his starting s (18 in center field, six in right field, four in left field). Has been successful in each of his 11 stolen base attempts and his 11 stolen bases are the most in the majors among players without a caught stealing now has a streak of 23 consecutive steals without a caught stealing dating back to Aug. 14 of last year. Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain and missed 10 games before he was reinstated April 12. Last Year: Batted.280 with two home runs and 22 RBI in 106 games with Texas had career highs in runs (39), triples (4), home runs, walks (29), onbase percentage (.373), stolen bases (24) and extra base hits (18). 5 JOHN JASO Current Streak: 0 for 3 Baltimore Series: 1-4, r, 2b Road Trip: 3-12, 2 r, 2b, hr, rbi, bb Career vs. Jimenez: 0-3 (.000), 0 hr, 3 bb, 1 so Hit a home run in the first inning Thursday to give the A s a 1-0 lead three of his six home runs this season have put the A s ahead 16 of his 29 career homers have given his team the lead. Batted.359 with four home runs and 10 RBI in 19 games in May after hitting.236 with a home run and four RBI in 22 games in April the four home runs in May were his most ever in a month. Has made 36 starts, all against right-handed pitching is batting.304 (38 for 125) with all six of his home runs and 14 of his 15 RBI against righties is 2 for 12 (.167) against lefties has made each of his 91 starts in two seasons with the A s against righties. Is batting.338 (22 for 63) with four of his six home runs in Oakland compared to.239 (17 for 71) on the road. Is 4 for 8 (.500) with three walks, two doubles, home run and two RBI as a pinch hitter leads American League pinch hitters in extra base hits (3) and is tied for the lead in home runs and walks since 2010, he leads AL pinch hitters in walks (17) and is tied for first in hits (15). Has tossed out 2 of 19 (10.5%) attempted base stealers. Last Year: Batted.271 with three home runs and 21 RBI in 70 games in a season that ended July 25 after suffering a concussion added 38 walks for a.387 on-base percentage, which was fifth best in the AL (min. 200 PA).
5 8 JED LOWRIE Current Streak: 0 for 13 Baltimore Series: 0-9, 2 so, gidp Road Trip: 5-30, 5 r, 2b, hr, 3 rbi, 6 bb, ibb, 4 so, gidp Career vs. Jimenez: 0-8 (.000), 0 hr, 1 bb, 2 so Is 9 for 54 (.167) over his last 16 games after missing two games with a strained neck. Batted.189 with nine walks and a.257 on-base percentage in May after hitting.298 with 20 walks and a.437 on-base percentage in April. Is tied for 12th in the American League in doubles (16). Last Year: Batted.290 with 45 doubles, 15 home runs and 75 RBI in 154 games set an Athletics record for doubles by a switch hitter and an Oakland record for hits by a switch-hitter (175) ranked second in the AL in doubles. 37 BRANDON MOSS Current Streak: 0 for 7 Baltimore Series: 1 for 8, bb, 4 so Road Trip: 6-20, 2 r, 2 hr, 3 rbi, bb, 8 so, hbp Career vs. Jimenez: 4-10 (.400), 0 hr,2 bb, 4 so Is batting.301 (34 for 113) with eight doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 28 RBI over his last 30 games. Is fifth in the American League in slugging percentage (.571) and RBI (49), tied for fifth in home runs (15), and tied for ninth in extra base hits (28) also tied for fourth in hit by pitches (6) Hit a career-high tying two home runs Tuesday night for the sixth time in his career and second time this season (also: May 13 vs. Chicago-AL). Hit his first career grand slam May 29 against the Angels became the fourth cleanup hitter in Oakland history with a grand slam in the first inning joins Dave Kingman (June 20, 1984 vs. Kansas City), Mark McGwire (June 26, 1997 vs. Texas) and Matt Stairs (June 6, 2000 vs. San Diego). The grand slam was his 19 th extra base hit in May, which set an Oakland record for extra base hits in the month of May (previous: 18, Giambi in 2001) those were the most extra base hits by an Athletic in May since Sam Chapman had 20 in 1941 had the most extra base hits by an Athletic in any month since Mark McGwire had 19 in April, Had nine home runs and 25 RBI in May, which were his most ever in a month. Nine of his 15 home runs have come with runners on base (five two-run, three three-run, one grand slam), which is tied for third in the AL 13 have come at night and 12 have come off righthanders. Has started games at four different positions (29 at first base, 11 in left field, six at designated hitter, seven in right field) 42 of his 53 starts have come against right-handed pitching however, is batting.333 (14 for 42) against lefties compared to.264 (43 for 163) against righties. Last Year: Led the A s with 30 home runs and finished second with 87 RBI despite spending most of the season in a platoon ranked sixth in the AL in slugging percentage (.522) and tied for eighth in home runs. 36 DEREK NORRIS Current Streak: 1 game (2 for 4) Baltimore Series: 2-4, r, hr, rbi, so Road Trip: 2-9, 2 r, hr, rbi, bb, 3 so, sf Career vs. Jimenez: 0-2 (.000), 0 hr, 0 bb, 1 so MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS SINCE THE 2013 ALL-STAR BREAK HOME RUNS 31 Giancarlo Stanton 30 Edwin Encarnacion 29 Brandon Moss 26 Nelson Cruz 26 Paul Goldschmidt RBI 93 Miguel Cabrera 92 Brandon Moss 92 Paul Goldschmidt 88 Giancarlo Stanton 82 Josh Donaldson 82 Edwin Encarnacion Is hitting.307 (67 for 218) in 81 games since the 2013 All-Star Break after batting.204 over the first 126 games of his career. Is 10 for 59 (.169) with 13 walks over his last 20 games batted.211 in May after hitting.386 in April. Is batting.359 (14 for 39) with runners in scoring position,.344 (22 for 64) against left-handed pitching and.325 (26 for 80) on the road. Is 3 for 10 (.300) with a double, two RBI and two walks as a pinch hitter is tied for third among American League pinch hitters in plate appearances (12) and tied for fifth in hits and walks Four of his six home runs this year and seven of 22 in his career have come with at least two men on base. Has tossed out 2 of 25 (8.0%) attempted base stealers, which is the lowest percentage in the majors. Last Year: Hit.246 in 98 games with the A s, which was a 45-point improvement over his rookie season average of.201 in 2012 added nine home runs and 30 RBI walked 37 times for a.345 on-base percentage. 1 NICK PUNTO Current Streak: 0 for 6 Baltimore Series: 0 for 5, 2 so Road Trip: 1-8, bb, 4 so Career vs. Jimenez: 1-5 (.000), 0 hr, 0 bb, 3 so Is batting.279 (12 for 43) with seven RBI over his last 14 games after hitting.200 with one RBI over his first 22 contests. Is hitting.176 (13 for 74) at night compared to.379 (11 for 29) during the day. Is 0 for 8 as a pinch hitter. Has appeared in 26 games at second base (18 starts) and 10 at shortstop (six starts). Last Year: Spent the entire season with Los Angeles (NL) and hit.255 with two home runs and 21 RBI in 116 games the games played were his most since 2009 batted.309 against left-handed pitching,.228 against right-handers. 16 JOSH REDDICK Current Streak: 0 for 4 Was placed on the disabled list Tuesday retroactive to June 1 with a hyperextended right knee it is his first stint on the DL this season and his third career. Batted.188 in May after hitting.253 in April however, had three home runs and 13 RBI in 25 games in May after tallying one home run and nine RBI in 24 games in April. Last Year: Batted.226 with 12 home runs and 56 RBI in 114 games in a season interrupted by two stints on the disabled list with a sprained right wrist the home runs were 20 fewer than his 32 from ERIC SOGARD Current Streak: 1 game (1 for 2) Baltimore Series: 1-2, r, bb Road Trip: 1-9, r, bb, so Career vs. Jimenez: 0-6 (.000), 0 hr, 1 bb, 3 so Is batting.186 (13 for 70) since the beginning of May after hitting.220 in April. Recorded a season-high tying three hits last Sunday (also: April 6 vs. Seattle). Has made 38 of his 40 starts against right-handed pitching is batting.211 (24 for 114) against righties,.125 (2 for 16) against lefties. Has not committed an error and his 185 total chances are the most among Major League second basemen who have not made an error has a career-high 43-game errorless streak as a second baseman dating back to Sept. 28 of last year. Last Year: Batted.266 with two home runs and 35 RBI in 130 games in his first full Major League season made 104 of his 110 starts against right-handed pitchers hit.274 against right-handers,.230 against left-handers. 21 STEPHEN VOGT Current Streak: 4 games (5 for 10) Baltimore Series: 2-5, rbi, so Road Trip: 5-10, 2b, 2 rbi, 2 so Career vs. Jimenez: 0-2 (.000), 0 hr, 0 bb, 2 so Since being called up, he s batted.500 (5 for 10) with 2 RBI. Has delivered two RBI pinch hits during the road trip, a 11 th inning single Friday night that provided the winning run and a game-tying double in the eighth inning Tuesday night in New York. Started in right field Thursday afternoon, his first career start as an outfielder appeared in two games as a left fielder for Tampa Bay in 2012 has appeared in 238 minor league games as an outfielder (223 in left field, 15 in right field). Was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento last Sunday for his first stint with the A s this year. Hit.433 with three home runs and 15 RBI over his final 14 games with Sacramento batted.413 against right-handed pitching and.400 with runners in scoring position was on the disabled list from April 9 to May 11 with a strained oblique muscle his complete 2014 statistics with the River Cats: AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SLG OBP Sacramento (AAA) Last Year: Spent most of the season at Triple-A Sacramento where he was named to the Pacific Coast League Postseason All-Star Team at catcher also had two stints with the A s and batted.252 with 4 HR and 16 RBI in 47 games. A s vs. BALTIMORE 2014 CAREER AVG. AB H HR RBI PLAYER AVG. AB H HR RBI Blanks Callaspo Céspedes Crisp Donaldson Gentry Jaso Lowrie Moss Norris Punto Sogard Vogt TOTALS
6 2014 OAKLAND ATHLETICS SCHEDULE AND RESULTS GA/ LEADER CUM. DATE G OPP W-L SCORE REC POS GB AND LEAD WINNER LOSER SAVE ATT. ATT. 3/31 1 CLE L t3-1 SEA ½ Allen Johnson Axford 36,067* 36,067 4/1 CLE PPD, Rain 4-1½ SEA ½ 4/2 2 CLE (D) W Kazmir Kluber 15,134 51,201 3 CLE (N) L SEA ½ Allen Johnson Axford 12,198 63,399 4/3 4 SEA W 3-2 (12) SEA ½ Pomeranz Noesi 11,236 74,635 4/4 SEA PPD, Wet Field t2-1 SEA 1 4/5 5 SEA L t2-2 SEA 2 Hernandez Straily Rodney 30, ,925 4/6 6 SEA W t2-1 SEA 1 Gray Ramirez Johnson 32, ,777 (6 dates) 4/7 7 at MIN W ½ SEA ½ Kazmir Correia 35,837 35,837 4/8 OFF DAY 2-1 SEA 1 4/9 8 at MIN W 7-4 (11) 5-3 t1 -- OAK/SEA -- Otero Burton 22,973 58,810 4/10 9 at MIN W ½ OAK ½ Straily Pelfrey 20,650 79,460 4/11 10 at SEA L ½ SEA ½ Hernandez Milone Rodney 38, ,428 4/12 11 at SEA W ½ OAK ½ Gray Ramirez Gregerson 22, ,489 4/13 12 at SEA W ½ OAK 1½ Otero Furbush Doolittle 22, ,117 4/14 13 at LAA W ½ OAK 1½ Johnson Frieri Gregerson 37, ,237 4/15 14 at LAA W 10-9 (11) ½ OAK 2½ Johnson Herrera 34, ,124 4/16 15 at LAA L 4-5 (12) OAK 2 Smith Pomeranz 37, ,468 (9 dates) 4/17 OFF DAY 1 +1½ OAK 1½ 4/18 16 HOU W ½ OAK 1½ Gray Cosart 18, ,011 4/19 17 HOU W ½ OAK 1½ Otero Qualls 33, ,177 4/20 18 HOU W ½ OAK 2½ Chavez Peacock Gregerson 16, ,559 4/21 19 TEX L ½ OAK 1½ Cotts Doolittle Soria 13, ,856 4/22 20 TEX L ½ OAK ½ Ogando Gregerson Soria 15, ,600 4/23 21 TEX L ½ TEX ½ PEREZ Gray 18, ,940 (12 dates) 4/24 22 at HOU W t1 -- OAK/TEX -- Kazmir Oberholtzer 19, ,455 4/25 23 at HOU W OAK 1 Gregerson Fields 17, ,163 4/26 24 at HOU L t1 -- OAK/TEX -- Williams Doolittle Valdes 17, ,013 4/27 25 at HOU L t1 -- OAK/TEX -- McHugh Milone 18, ,948 4/28 26 at TEX W OAK 1 GRAY Darvish 28, ,496 4/29 27 at TEX W OAK 2 Kazmir Perez 30, ,717 4/30 28 at TEX W OAK 3 Chavez Ross 32, ,696 5/1 OFF DAY 1 +3 OAK 3 5/2 29 at BOS L OAK 2 Buchholz Straily 34, ,546 5/3 30 at BOS L OAK 2 Lester Milone Uehara 37, ,588 5/4 31 at BOS W 3-2 (10) OAK 2 Johnson Capuano 35, ,237 (19 dates) 5/5 32 SEA L OAK 2 Young Kazmir Rodney 11, ,959 5/6 33 SEA L OAK 2 Elias Chavez 12, ,065 5/7 34 SEA (1) L 4-6 (10) Medina Cook Rodney 35 SEA (2) W OAK 2 Pomeranz Ramirez Johnson 17, ,402 5/8 OFF DAY 1 +1½ OAK 1½ 5/9 36 WSH W OAK 2 Milone Fister 20, ,561 5/10 37 WSH W 4-3 (10) ½ OAK 2½ Doolittle Storen 36,067* 349,628 5/11 38 WSH W OAK 3 Kazmir Gonzalez 28, ,833 5/12 39 CWS W ½ OAK 3½ Chavez Danks Doolittle 10, ,953 5/13 40 CWS W OAK 4 Pomeranz Carroll 13, ,779 5/14 41 CWS L OAK 3 Belisario Abad Lindstrom 18, ,814 (21 dates) 5/15 OFF DAY 1 +2½ OAK 2½ 5/16 42 at CLE W ½ OAK 3½ Gray McAllister 21, ,626 5/17 43 at CLE W ½ OAK 3½ Otero Tomlin 18, ,984 5/18 44 at CLE W ½ OAK 3½ Chavez Masterson 14, ,856 5/19 OFF DAY 1 +4 OAK 4 5/20 45 at TB W OAK 4 Pomeranz Odorizzi Doolittle 11, ,225 5/21 46 at TB W OAK 4 Milone Bedard Doolittle 10, ,780 5/22 47 at TB L 2-5 (11) ½ OAK 3½ Lueke Otero 11, ,037 5/23 48 at TOR L ½ OAK 2½ Hendriks Kazmir Janssen 21, ,044 5/24 49 at TOR L ½ OAK 2½ Dickey Chavez Cecil 29, ,416 5/25 50 at TOR L ½ OAK 1½ Happ Pomeranz Janssen 45, ,693 (28 dates) 5/26 51 DET W ½ OAK 2½ Milone Smyly 35,067* 454,881 5/27 52 DET L ½ OAK 1½ Albuquerque Abad Nathan 21, ,430 5/28 53 DET W ½ OAK 2½ KAZMIR Nathan 15, ,020 5/29 54 DET L ½ OAK 1½ Porcello Chavez Nathan 21, ,880 5/30 55 LAA W ½ OAK 2½ Pomeranz Richards 23, ,264 5/31 56 LAA W ½ OAK 3½ Rodriguez Skaggs 35,067* 572,331 6/1 57 LAA W ½ OAK 4½ Gray Weaver Doolittle 32, ,562 (28 dates) 6/2 OFF DAY 1 +4½ OAK 4½ 6/3 58 at NYY W 5-2 (10) ½ OAK 5½ Otero Warren Doolittle 41, ,370 6/4 59 at NYY W ½ OAK 5½ Chavez Ramirez Doolittle 37, ,104 6/5 60 at NYY L ½ OAK 5½ Tanaka Pomeranz Robertson 44, ,450 6/6 61 at BAL W 4-3 (11) ½ OAK 5½ Abad Meek Doolittle 28, ,526 6/7 62 at BAL L ½ OAK +4½ Gausman Gray O Day 44, ,728 DATE G OPP TIME TV PROMOTION 6/8 63 at BAL 10:35 CSNCA 6/9 64 at LAA 7:05 CSNCA 6/10 65 at LAA 7:05 CSNCA 6/11 66 at LAA 7:05 CSNCA 6/12 OFF DAY 6/13 67 NYY 7:05 CSNCA Super Mario Bros. Fireworks Show 6/14 68 NYY 7:05 CSNCA 6/15 69 NYY 1:05 CSNCA 6/16 70 TEX 7:05 CSNCA 6/17 71 TEX 7:05 CSNCA 6/18 72 TEX 12:35 CSNCA 6/19 73 BOS 7:05 CSNCA 6/20 74 BOS 7:05 CSNCA 6/21 75 BOS 1:05 CSNCA 6/22 76 BOS 1:05 CSNCA Coco Crisp Gnome (20,000 fans) 6/23 OFF DAY 6/24 77 at NYM 4:10 CSNCA 6/25 78 at NYM 4:10 CSNCA 6/26 OFF DAY 6/27 79 at MIA 4:10 CSNCA 6/28 80 at MIA 1:10 CSNCA 6/29 81 at MIA 10:10 CSNCA 6/30 82 at DET 4:08 CSNCA 7/1 83 at DET 4:08 CSNCA 7/2 84 at DET 10:08 7/3 85 TOR 6:05 CSNCA Patriotic Fireworks 7/4 86 TOR 1:05 CSNCA 7/5 87 TOR 7:05 CSNCA 7/6 88 TOR 1:05 CSNCA 7/7 89 SF 7:05 CSNCA 7/8 90 SF 7:05 CSNCA 7/9 91 at SF 7:15 CSNCA 7/10 92 at SF 12:45 CSNCA 7/11 93 at SEA 7:10 CSNCA 7/12 94 at SEA 7:10 CSNCA 7/13 95 at SEA 1:10 CSNCA 7/14 ALL 7/15 STAR 7/16 BREAK 7/17 (at Minn.) 7/18 96 BAL 7:05 CSNCA 7/19 97 BAL 6:05 CSNCA 1989 Reunion T-Shirt (15,000 fans)/1989 World Series Reunion 7/20 98 BAL 1:05 CSNCA 7/21 OFF DAY 7/22 99 HOU 7:05 CSNCA 7/ HOU 7:05 CSNCA 7/ HOU 12:35 7/ at TEX 5:05 CSNCA 7/ at TEX 5:05 CSNCA 7/ at TEX 4:05 CSNCA 7/ at HOU 5:10 CSNCA 7/ at HOU 5:10 CSNCA 7/ at HOU 11:10 7/31 OFF DAY 8/1 108 KC 6:35 CSNCA Super Heroes Fireworks Show/Italian Heritage Day 8/2 109 KC 1:05 CSNCA Yoenis Céspedes La Potencia T-Shirt (10,000 fans) 8/3 110 KC 1:05 CSNCA 8/4 111 TB 7:05 CSNCA 8/5 112 TB 7:05 CSNCA 8/6 113 TB 12:35 8/7 114 MIN 7:05 CSNCA 8/8 115 MIN 7:05 CSNCA 8/9 116 MIN 6:05 CSNCA Tony La Russa Hall of Fame Bobblehead (20,000 fans) 8/ MIN 1:05 CSNCA 8/ at KC 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at KC 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at KC 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at KC 11:10 8/ at ATL 4:35 CSNCA 8/ at ATL 4:10 CSNCA 8/ at ATL 10:35 CSNCA 8/18 OFF DAY 8/ NYM 7:05 CSNCA Jewish Heritage Day 8/ NYM 12:35 CSNCA 8/21 OFF DAY 8/ LAA 7:05 CSNCA Filipino Heritage Day 8/ LAA 6:05 CSNCA Disney/Pixar s The Incredibles Fireworks 8/ LAA 1:05 CSNCA 8/ at HOU 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at HOU 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at HOU 5:10 CSNCA 8/ at LAA 7:05 CSNCA 8/ at LAA 7:05 CSNCA 8/ at LAA 6:05 CSNCA 8/ at LAA 12:35 CSNCA 9/1 137 SEA 1:05 CSNCA Coco Crisp Jersey (15,000 fans) 9/2 138 SEA 7:05 CSNCA 9/3 139 SEA 12:35 9/4 OFF DAY 9/5 140 HOU 7:05 CSNCA 9/6 141 HOU 1:05 CSNCA Reusable Tote Bag (10,000 fans) /Faith & Family Day 9/7 142 HOU 1:05 CSNCA 9/8 143 at CWS 5:10 CSNCA 9/9 144 at CWS 5:10 CSNCA 9/ at CWS 5:10 CSNCA 9/ at CWS 11:10 9/ at SEA 7:10 CSNCA 9/ at SEA 6:10 CSNCA 9/ at SEA 1:10 CSNCA 9/15 OFF DAY 9/ TEX 7:05 CSNCA 9/ TEX 7:05 ESPN 9/ TEX 12:35 9/ PHI 6:35 CSNCA Star Wars Fireworks Show 9/ PHI 1:05 CSNCA Oktoberfest Stein (10,000 fans) 9/ PHI 1:05 CSNCA Team Photo (10,000 fans)/fan Appreciation Day 9/ LAA 7:05 CSNCA 9/ LAA 7:05 CSNCA 9/ LAA 12:35 CSNCA 9/ at TEX 5:05 CSNCA 9/ at TEX 5:05 CSNCA 9/ at TEX 5:05 CSNCA 9/ at TEX 12:05 CSNCA