This is kind of a crappy road trip so far.
Jeff Wilson says David Murphy's two homers weren't enough to overcome the A's slapping around of Vicente Padilla.
On the injury front, Nelson Cruz hopes to be back against the Angels this weekend, Brandon McCarthy is going to have a rehab start for Oklahoma on Saturday, and Ian Kinsler is lifting weights.
Ron Washington, before the game, told the players to play within themselves.
And there's a story up about Eddie Guardado's 900th appearance.