Oakland A’s reliever Sergio Romo has struggled in his last few outings and blew a save on Sun Sep 19, 2021 in Anaheim will he return for 2022? (file photo Fox Sports)
On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast:
#1 The Oakland A’s are just two games back in the loss column behind two very tough customers the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in the AL Wild Card race with 13 games left for Oakland to go.
#2 The bullpen has been a subject of much discussion and A’s reliever Sergio Romo has struggled as of late and had a blown save against the Angels on Sunday despite the A’s winning. Romo had a line of 1/3, three hits, two runs, one earned and threw ten pitches.
#3 Amaury, Romo is a Bay Area favorite is 1-1 ERA 4.42 and he’s had some trouble closing the door in games but with a strong finish to the regular season do you think he may have a shot at returning for 2022?
#4 In recognition of Hispanic Heritage month Sep 15-Oct 15 Romo appeared on NBC Bay Area regarding his Mexican Heritage saying his big moment in his pride of being of being of Mexican decent came in 2013 when he wore the Mexico uniform in the 2013 World Classic saying, “Seeing your name, your last name — my parent’s last name — my family’s last name, just understanding where, you know, where my family’s come from and to see it ‘there.’ ”
#5 Amaury, It’s game two of this four game series tonight at the Coliseum as the Mariners will start Marco Gonzalez (8-5 ERA 4.05) and the A’s will start Paul Blackburn (1-2 ERA 4.94) a 6:40 pm PDT
Amaury Pi Gonzalez is the lead announcer for the Oakland A’s Spanish radio flagship station 1010 KIQI Le Grande San Francisco and does News and Commentary Tuesdays at http://www.sportsradioservice.com