It’s not always a splashy performance from Jon Lester, but it's effective and timely and that's all that matters to the A's in this push.
After another tough loss leading up to the postseason, this time to the Padres, the Giants must temper expectations and set new goals.
Tim Hudson was tagged for five runs over 4.1 innings, and the Giants only mustered three hits of their own in a 5-0 shutout loss to the Padres.
The bats were out to shine as the Mariners cruised to a victory Friday night over the Astros, coming up with a big 10-5 win in Houston.
Jon Lester surrendered one hit while striking out seven and the A's offense got to work early in the second for the 3-1 win over the Phillies.
In Friday's edition of Raiders Quick Hits, Insider Scott Bair discusses Sio Moores' status for Sunday, why Darren MacFadden will see significant carries, and how the Raiders braced for first leg of two-game trip.