Weather permitting, the A's will try to regain the upper hand in this series behind Danny Haren, matched up against Bronson Arroyo. The A's are trying to rebound from a baseball game that turned into an intriguing--if consummately frustrating--chess game.
Following up on yesterday's post-game discussions, something to ponder...In every game, I think the manager looks for that moment where the game seems "winable". That usually means one of three things has happened:
- The team has a big enough lead
- The team leads late enough in the game
- The team is tied but feels it has the upper hand
The starting lineups should evoke a few reactions: