Dansby Swanson of the Atlanta Braves hits a solo shot in the top of the sixth inning at the Oakland Coliseum against the Oakland A’s on Wed Sep 7, 2022 (AP News photo)
Oakland A’s podcast with Jerry F:
#1 Jerry the magical bat of the Atlanta Braves (86-51) Dansby Swanson was broke the 2-2 deadlock in the top of the sixth inning with a 397 foot blast to leftfield.
#2 Braves pitcher Spencer Strider who has 18 wins for the season and showed why after walking three batters in the first inning and giving up only one hit and two runs settled down for the rest of the game giving up only two hits to the Oakland A’s (50-87).
#3 The New York Mets who won today remained tied with the Braves for first place in the NL Wild Card standings. The Braves certainly showed today why their in first place by sweeping the A’s in a close two game series.
#4 A’s first baseman Stephen Vogt showed no intimidation of facing Strider getting two hits cracking a double in the bottom of the first inning scoring Vimeal Machin later in bottom of the eighth Seth Brown hit a solo home run to centerfield.
#5 The A’s concluded their two game series with the Braves in the Wednesday matinee and open a four game series with the Chicago White Sox righthander Dylan Cease (13-6, 2.13) who just missed a no hitter in his last outing and he’ll be opposed by the A’s JP Sears (2-1, 2.63) a 6:40 pm PDT.
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