Last night, Bo Porter put reliever Tony Sipp in the outfield for one batter. It sounds outlandish, but if you look at the situation, it was actually a very shrewd decision.
When the A's face the Yankees this weekend, it would be in their best interest to throw fastballs to Derek Jeter.
Patrick Dubuque looks at funny images on 1990 Upper Deck cards.
Steven Goldman presents a look back at the life of Bob Welch.
Dan Farnsworth analyzes speed out of the batter's box for left-handed and right-handed batters.
Cleveland third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall put together a headline-worthy performance during last night's game in Arlington.
On this day in 1997, Jim Edmonds made one of the best catches in the history of baseball.
Eric Chavez has been placed on the disabled list with knee problems.
From AZ Snake Pit, Trevor Cahill was designated for assignment yesterday. It is speculated that the Diamondbacks are trying to stretch Cahill out to return him to the rotation and they want to do so in Triple-A.
Marty Noble also wrote about the passing of Bob Welch.
RIP Bob Welch. To say he had an infectious personality doesn't do him any justice. Way too soon. Sad, sad day. pic.twitter.com/ISQr1oT9CY— Jeremy Barfield (@BarfieldRage) June 10, 2014
Devastated to learn of Bob Welch's passing. The A's organization lost not only one of its best pitchers, but one of its best people. #RIP35— Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) June 10, 2014
Tonight's minor league action includes Nate Long pitching for Midland.
On this day a year ago, the A's had their first off-day in two and a half weeks before opening a three-game set against the Yankees. Bill Moriarty looked at the A's top ten picks during the 2013 draft.
Tonight's starting lineup includes Craig Gentry leading off. Lots of right-handed bats are spread throughout the lineup.