Oakland A’s podcast with Barbara Mason: A’s relieved to win two straight; Big test tonight at Yankee Stadium

The Oakland A’s hitter Seth Brown turns on a sixth inning pitch for his tenth home run of the season against the Kansas City Royals in the top of the sixth at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Sun Jun 26, 2022 (AP News photo)

On the A’s podcast with Barbara:

#1 Oakland A’s (25-49) for the second day in a row put together back to back wins this one coming on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City with a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals (26-45).

#2 The A’s got offensive punch something they had been missing for most of the month of June when the A’s Seth Brown belted his tenth home run for 2022 and Nick Allen slugged a couple of hits which turned out to be RBIs.

#3 Things started looking up until the Royals answered right back in the bottom of the sixth inning with a couple of runs of their own to tie it up 2-2.

#4 The Royals Carlos Santana in the sixth hit a two RBI single and Edward Oliveras got a bloop single that scored three runs for all of Kansas City’s offense for the afternoon. With the Royals in front 3-2 the A’s came right back and scored twice in the top of the seventh thanks to Nick Allen’s two run RBI the A’s then went up 4-3. Cristian Pache hit for an RBI single that gave Oakland some cushion for the eventual win 5-3.

#5 The A’s head to the Big Apple and face the hottest team in the Majors on Monday night the New York Yankees (50-20) the Yankees have won six of their last ten games. The A’s will start Paul Blackburn (6-3, 2.97) he’ll be opposed by Jordan Montgomery (3-1, 2.97) a 4:05 pm PDT first pitch.

Barbara does the Oakland A’s podcasts Mondays at http://www.sportsradioservice.com

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