Aaron Gleeman takes a glance at the upcoming tarp removal.
Which records are truly unbreakable? Shane Tourtellotte lists some of the most untouchable records in the history of the game.
Rob Neyer includes Dan Straily and Sonny Gray in his analysis of the American League's top young pitchers.
Bernie Pleskoff checks in with a detailed article on A's first-round pick Billy McKinney.
Coliseum version of "Would you rather?" - be locked inside the bathroom or be around one with sewage flooding?— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) September 18, 2013
Just another day at the Coliseum. Sewage mess still being cleaned up in A's dugout pic.twitter.com/TjvXGbj4Ys— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) September 18, 2013
On this day a year ago, despite an injury to Max Scherzer, the A's stumbled and fell 12-2 at Detroit.
Today's starting lineup has two left-handed bats in Josh Reddick and Daric Barton. Derek Norris bats fifth.