May ← 2018 ← FREE KRAUT!

Ray Posse 143

Joey Wendle makes his triumphant return to the Coliseum for four games with his Tampa Bay buddies. Archer and Cahill today, later matchups tbd.

Games 51-53: I don’t like spiders and Snakes 58

The Diamondbacks pay an interleague visit to the Coliseum, trying to salvage something out of an epically bad month of May. The pitching hasn’t been awful, but they are 5-16 due to their offense, which in 748 PA this month has barfed up a composite .183/.258/.294. Oft-injured A.J. Pollock is good when he plays, but ...

Mariners @ A’s 170

Three against our Cano-less friends to kick off a 10-game stand. Leake vs. Cahill Gonzalez vs. Gossett Felix vs. ??

Games 44-47: We’re unarmed. Don’t shoot! 146

I think we can get through four days without anyone in the A’s traveling party trying to assert his Second Amendment rights. The room service employees at the hotel in Toronto can breathe easy and go about their duties. The schedule, including the network roulette: Thursday at 4 p.m.: Triggs vs. Aaron Sanchez, MLB Network ...

Mass. Killings 139

Currently 0-0 in the first of three at Fenway. Manaea – Porcello Mengden – (Eduardo) Rodriguez Graveman* – Sale *Per Slusser, there’s a chance this could be Cahill.

Look how we massacred their boy 125

Hey, whaddya gonna do, nice Vanderbilt boy, eh? Didn’t want to get mixed up in the Family business, huh? Now you wanna gun down a general manager. Why? Because he traded ya in the face a little bit? Hah? What do you think this is Oakland, where you shoot ’em a mile away from the ...

Where 500 stares the A’s in the eye. 122

Astros in town. I promised soaker I’d make it today, but I was in Berkeley yesterday, so I am home. The new and unimproved Keuchel v Anderson today McCullers v Manaea Tuesday Cole v Mengden for the afternoon Wednesday

May 4-5-6: Birds Sharks and Ponies 153

It all started when I Enticed the Lone Sailor to join me for an A’s game against the Orioles. It was a tough sell, he was more of a movie buff, one of those snobs who goes on about the last Noble Indy film he saw. But I had Instilled Regard in him for the ...

Back in Seattle Again 120

Old friend Ryon Healy is present and accounted for this time. The balaclava is back. So is Brett Anderson, or he will be tomorrow. The A’s lead on a Lowrie solo shot off of the the king.