Aaron Gleeman looks at Dan Straily's demotion to Sacramento, but forgets that the A's don't need a fifth starter again for two weeks and also neglects to mention that four of those 17 homers came in one game.
Unhappy about the A's bullpen as of late? You can relax because it could be far, far worse.
Scott Ostler from the San Francisco Chronicle performed the national anthem on a harmonica before Sunday's River Cats game, and did so quite well.
On this day a year ago, thanks to Derek Norris, the A's won one of my favorite games of all-time. If you've got nothing else to do, here's the game thread. The anniversary of the walkoff comes at 3:59 pm.
Happy birthday to our blogfather overlord, Nico!
That's all for today, folks! Here's to a great homestand! We may not have a DLD on Wednesday, but expect hot, juicy links for Tuesday and Thursday.