The Oakland Athletics have been surprising a lot of people. As the Los Angeles Angels head to the O.co Coliseum to begin a three-game series on Monday, the A's hold a half-game lead over the Halos for second place in the American League West. The Angels will hope to switch places with the A's in the division by the time they leave Oakland.
The Coliseum has held a special kind of magic for the A's over the course of the season. Oakland leads the Majors in walk-off wins, with 13 in all. With the Angels having bullpen troubles all season, that number may make Angels fans cringe. It will be up to the Angels lineup to put some big numbers up on the board and give the middle relief plenty of cushion.
TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More
Monday's game will begin at 7:05 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. In the most favorable pitching matchup of the series, the Angels will send their ace Jered Weaver to the mound, looking for his 15th win. On the A's side, Jarrod Parker is coming off a quality start and trying to get his eighth win of the year.
Tuesday's first pitch will be at 7:05 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. C.J. Wilson is still in search of his 10th win and has been knocked around as of late. His opponent will be Bartolo Colon, who threw eight shutout innings against the Blue Jays in his last start.
Wednesday's finale will begin at 12:35 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. New arrival Zack Greinke is still looking for his first win for the Angels since coming over in a trade from the Brewers. The A's will send new call-up Dan Straily to the mound, who was impressive in his Major League debut.
3 game series vs Athletics @ Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
|Tue 08/07||7:05 PM PDT|
|Wed 08/08||12:35 PM PDT|
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