Oakland A’s podcast with Barbara Mason: Koenig shows improvement pitches 5 plus innings of shutout ball against KC

Oakland A’s starter Jared Koenig fires against the Kansas City Royals line up in first inning action at the Oakland Coliseum on Sun Jun 19, 2022 (AP News photo)

On the A’s podcast with Barbara:

#1 Oakland A’s starter Jared Koenig and three relievers shutout the visiting Kansas City Royals 4-0 at the Oakland Coliseum to avoid a sweep.

#2 The three hit shutout was Koenig’s first Major League win of his career after having two rocky starts. Koenig pitched 5.2 innings, two hits, four walks and no strike outs.

#3 On Father’s day Koenig’s father Greg watched his son pitch to his first MLB victory and what made it sweeter Koenig who grew up 75 miles south of the Coliseum.

#4 The A’s bats were alive for Sunday’s game against the Royals, Seth Brown had three hits and a home run. A’s catcher Sean Murphy hit a home run in the cause.

#5 The A’s will take Monday off as they prepare to host the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night at 6:40 pm PDT starting for Seattle Marco Gonzalez (3-7, 3.41) and for Oakland James Kaprielian (0-4, 6.31) at the Oakland Colisuem.

Join Barbara for the A’s podcasts Mondays at http://www.sportsradioservice.com

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