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Lollapalooza series – 102-104 78

Lollapalooza is going on in Chicago and so is a baseball series with a team from Oakland. Billy Strings played yesterday after Tove Lo, and one of them did not show their nipples. When he started with some straight up bluegrass you could tell the audience was whiplashed after her pop hits, but eventually he ...

Frankie Say Relax, 99-100-101 61

This weekend I thought “Maybe it’s the oxygenation talking, but lately these games don’t seem so painful, I should buy a ticket,” then ugly memories of recent Houston visits came flooding back, so no. Still, even a short stretch of better A’s baseball did elicit in me a ticket-buying impulse. Make note, franchise brain trust. ...

The All-Star Break which includes a couple of A’s games (94-95), plus (96-98) 67

The A’s and Tigers are two of the eight teams playing on Thursday (straight doubleheader, 12:37 p.m.). Six of them had games moved to Thursday due to lockout rescheduling; the Giants and Dodgers were originally scheduled for the Thursday post-All-Star ESPN special. There’s quite a bit more star power on display at Dodger Stadium tonight ...

Six digit heat, 88-90, 91-93 112

Was 103,000° in Arlington today. Forecast high 105,000° tomorrow, 104,000° Weds. Kind of makes you miss the outdoor games of recent past, if you’re a misanthrope like me who secretly hates all these people. Updated for Houston: 890,000° Fri 7/15, 940,000° Sat 7/16, 980,000° Sunday 7/17. Then the sweet peace of death three days off. ...

85-87 The A’s are playing the Astros 83

and Vimael Machin is our leadoff hitter.

82-84 The kids in the dome. 57

Today Menoah is not facing Manaea, although sean did pitch today. Not well, much like Alex in the first. Tomorow is Kikuchi v Martinez, wednesday is 1230 and features Berrios and Kaprielian. It’s gross seeing alejandro Kirks chest protector. I don’t recall Murphy’s