Greetings from the gorgeous beach in Central California! I will be your game thread host for this amazing long vacation weekend, as we open the Friday Night (Drinking) Game Thread! The A's will be taking on the Yankees; this should be really fun with the A's current lineup and Tyson Ross pitching. Okay, okay, that's not entirely fair. The Yankees record is not much better than the A's right now, so here's to hoping we catch them at a down time.
The A's will be throwing out this lineup against Ivan Nova:
LET'S GO OAK-LAND!