Open Thread: Game 138 - A's at Seattle

Looking to make it two straight against the Mariners, Brett Anderson takes the mound for the A's opposed by Hisashi Iwakuma -- the Japanese pitcher Oakland bid on and pursued only to find themselves in Bizarro World with his then crazy-agent Don Nomura.

The A's entered play today with 60 losses, better than the Orioles' 61, the Rays' 62, the Angels' 63, and the Tigers' 64. Yes, every game is essential right now.

Chris Carter is back in the lineup even against the RHP. George Kattaras is back, and Josh Reddick is back in the #3 spot...Grrr....

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