Salvador Perez smells like a woman.
Zack Wheeler is in the midst of an amazing streak. As someone who absolutely hates allowing 0-2 hits, I think this is fantastic.
Dayton Moore has made yet another completely nonsensical move by adding Jayson Nix.
Samardzija is now starting Saturday, Kazmir on Sunday.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) August 28, 2014
Melvin says that #Athletics did want to split up lefties Lester and Kazmir but also didn't mind getting Kazmir some extra rest.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 29, 2014
This lines Kazmir up to face Matt Shoemaker.
Melvin says Doolittle was feeling much better yesterday, has made some progress.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 29, 2014
Lowrie is taking batting practice, as planned, and that will go a long way toward determining if he goes on rehab assignment this weekend.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 29, 2014
Tonight's minor league action includes Chris Jensen pitching for Midland, Tim Alderson pitching for Stockton and the River Cats starting a key series with Reno.
On this day a year ago, Brandon Moss powered the A's to a 14-4 shelling of the Tigers.
Tonight's starting lineup includes two catchers and Moss as the lone lefty.