Jamie Squire

Game #88: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals

The A's will try to take the series from the Royals in this morning's contest, but standing in their way is long-time nemesis, Ervin Santana, who not only has pitched well historically against the Athletics, but he has pitched at least six innings in all of his sixteen starts this season. The A's will try to change that statistic.

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Game Thread #88: Athletics at Royals (3)

Josh Donaldson's last bid for an All-Star berth came in the form of a solo homerun, which also, incidentally, gave the A's a 3-2 lead. We go to the seventh!

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Game Thread #88: Athletics at Royals (2)

The A's hold a 2-1 lead as we go to the fourth inning. Neither team has been particularly sharp; Parker has made 2 errors himself, and the Royals continue to be unable to throw runners out from any outfield spot. Cespedes could have scored the A's third run had he been running with two outs, but we are were we are. The A's try to add on as we go to the fourth.

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Game Thread #88: Athletics at Royals

The A's will try to take the series from the Royals in this morning's contest, but standing in their way is long-time nemesis, Ervin Santana, who not only has pitched well historically against the Athletics, but he has pitched at least six innings in all of his sixteen starts this season. The A's will try to change that statistic.

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