Oakland A’s starter Frankie Montas could very well be making his last start on Mon Aug 1, 2022 at the Big A in Anaheim against the Los Angeles Angels (AP News photo)
On the A’s podcast with Barbara Mason:
#1 The Chicago White Sox Jose Abreu and Eloy Jimenez both homered against the Oakland A’s (39-65) in the final meeting between the two clubs on Sunday the Sox did most of the damage in the bottom of the second inning on Sunday at Guarantee Rate Field in Chicago scoring three runs in the 4-1 win.
#2 Chicago starter Dylan Cease threw for six innings giving up one earned run, four hits and seven strikeouts.
#3 The White Sox with the win move to a game over .500 (51-50) Chicago was predicted to win the AL Central now trail the first place Minnesota Twins by 2.5 games that could turn out to be an interesting race in the central.
#4 Trade deadline is upon the A’s and starter Frankie Montas is on the top of the A’s shopping list on Sunday. The New York Yankees showed interest in Montas and if they could get him they would consider him to be their number one starter.
#5 The A’s have the day off Monday and open a three game series in Los Angeles against Shohei Ohtani and the Angels at the Big A in Anaheim on Tuesday night.. Starting pitcher for the A’s Frankie Montas (4-9, 3.18) and for the Angels Ryan Syndergaard (5-8, 3.83) a 6:38 pm PDT first pitch.
Oakland A’s podcasts with Barbara Mason is heard Mondays at http://www.sportsradioservice.com