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Elephant Rumblings: A’s Have Starting Pitching Decisions To Make, Jonah Heim Hitting Stride

How active will the A’s be in trade negotiations this month?

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MLB: Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1993 - Oakland OF Rickey Henderson leads off both games of the A’s doubleheader against the Indians with home runs. It is the first time this has happened since 1913, when Harry Hooper performed the feat for the Boston Red Sox. The Athletics win the 1st game, 6 - 5, but the Indians come back to take the nightcap, 6 - 2.
  • 2002 - The Yankees obtain P Jeff Weaver from the Tigers in a three-team deal. New York sends P Ted Lilly to the Oakland A’s while the Athletics send 1B Carlos Pena to Detroit. The Tigers also acquire P Franklyn German and a player to be named later from Oakland, while the A’s get OF John-Ford Griffin and P Jason Arnold from New York.

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