When the Oakland A’s signed infielder (and notorious “shredder”) Nick Punto yesterday, it immediately started the rumor mill churning. Who is the name that is causing the wheels to spin? Oakland incumbent shortstop Jed Lowrie. […]
Oakland had seven extra-base hits – five off St. Louis starter Jake Westbrook.
Adam Wainwright struck out eight and walked two in a 112-pitch performance for his fourth complete game this year.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.