Spring Game Thread #21: A's @ Angels Preview/Game Thread

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning A's fans! Today, your Oakland Athletics head to Tempe Diablo Stadium, to take on the Los Angeles/Anaheim Angels! Below is a preview/game thread for the game.

Pitching Matchups

Taking the hill for the A's today, is Kendall Graveman. Kendall is making his 4th start, as he hasnt had too much success so far. He is 0-1, with a 6.75 ERA, and he's struck out 7 in 9.1 innings. He's coming off a start vs the Mariners where he threw 4.1 innings, gave up 3ER, and 3 hits, while he walked 3 and K'd 2.

Taking the hill for the Halos is Hector Santiago, who is making his 5th start, and is currently 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA. Hector has been solid so far, striking out 17 in 12.0IP. Hector is coming off a start against the Rockies where he gave up 1ER on 4 hits in 4.1IP, striking out 6.


A's: Angels;

1. Billy Burns, CF

2. Coco Crisp LF

3. Josh Reddick, RF

4. Danny Valencia, 3B

5. Billy Butler, DH

6. Jed Lowrie, 2B

7. Stephen Vogt, C

8. Marcus Semien, SS

9. Yonder Alonso


1. Yunel Escobar, 3B

2. Daniel Nava, Lf

3. Mike Trout, CF

4. Albert Pujols, DH

5. Kole Calhoun, RF

6. Ji-Man Choi, 1B

7. Andrelton Simmons, SS

8. Carlos Perez, C

9. Johnny Giavotella, 2B


- Can Graveman find success after a rocky start to ST?

- Can the A's find ways to find hits against a sizzling-hot Santiago?

- Can Semien continue his improved play?

- The A's lost to the Angels, last time, can they rebound?

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