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Open Thread: Game 78 - A's at Cleveland

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The A's have searched the land far and wide, on buses and on planes traveling east, west, north, and south, and they have finally found it -- an American League team with a worse record than the Oakland A's!!! In the American League, only the Indians sport a winning percentage under .400 -- .388, better only than the Washington Nationals, whose .289 mark would still lead the A's in batting.

The A's send Trevor Cahill to the mound tonight against David Huff (pronounced "ha-OO-gah-huh"), not to be confused with Charlie Hough. Or with Aubrey Huff. Or certainly not with Melvin Mora, because that would just be weird.

Today's "fun fact": At home so far this season, Cahill has walked 13 batters in 59.2 IP. On the road, he has walked 21 batters in 29.2 IP.


Oakland Athletics @ Cleveland Indians

07/03/09 4:05 PM PDT

Oakland Athletics Cleveland Indians
Adam Kennedy - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Orlando Cabrera - SS Grady Sizemore - CF
Matt Holliday - LF Victor Martinez - C
Jason Giambi - DH Shin-Soo Choo - RF
Kurt Suzuki - C Travis Hafner - DH
Nomar Garciaparra - 1B Jhonny Peralta - 3B
Jack Cust - RF Ryan Garko - 1B
Ryan Sweeney - CF Luis Valbuena - 2B
Bobby Crosby - 3B Ben Francisco - LF