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Elephant Rumblings: A’s surge back to .500 after sweep of Cleveland


A’s Coverage:

  • Slusser: A’s top Cleveland to extend win streak to 6 — big day for Nick Hundley…
  • Gallegos: Montas dominant again as A’s take sixth straight…
  • McWilliams: Frankie Montas is terrible at responding to phone calls, but he keeps answering the A’s need on the mound… ($)
  • Gallegos: Team to make decision on Khris Davis, pending MRI results, by Friday…

Best of AN:

  • CatfishBunter: Game #51 — A’s Cleave Cleveland 7-2 for Series Sweep…
  • DeClercq: Quick Look — Frankie Montas is Splitting the Difference…
  • Nico: “If These Walls Could Talk…”

MLB News:

  • Sanchez: Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles for international bonus money…
  • King III: Giancarlo Stanton has another setback in Yankees rehab…
  • Lin: Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (hamstring) will not return this weekend…
  • DiComo: Stiff neck forces Brandon Nimmo to IL; Mets recall Rajai Davis…
  • Hoch: C.C. Sabathia could hit IL with knee injury…
  • Lewis: Indians designate outfielder Carlos Gonzalez…

Baseball Interest Stories:

  • Rosenthal: How the Astros experiment and collaborate to get the most out of their pitchers… ($)
  • Fink: Memorial Day as a Natural Checkpoint…
  • Szymborski: Yordan Alvarez Has Figured Out This Baseball Stuff…

Today in Baseball History:

  • 1906 — In Oakland‚ the San Francisco Seals play the first Pacific Coast League game in the Bay Area since the earthquake‚ beating the Fresno Raisin Pickers‚ 4 – 3. A new ballpark will be ready for the Seals by the start of next season.
  • 2011 — Brian Fuentes of the A’s falls to 1-7, dropping his fourth straight decision. He becomes the third reliever (since at least 1920) to lose 7 times in his team’s first 50 games – Gene Garber and Jim Kern had previously done so.

Best of Twitter:

  • In yesterday’s win over Cleveland, Frankie Montas was fantastic yet again…
  • It seems the Mets are having some issues as of late…
  • The Yankees — and Gleyber Torres — absolutely own the Orioles…

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