Oakland A’s runner Tony Kemp (5) steals second base underneath Houston Astros shortstop David Hensley (17) during Sat Sep 17, 2022 game at Minute Maid Field in Houston. Kemp who won the Roberto Clemente Award on Tue Sep 20, 2022 and got the game winning hits on Tuesday and Wed Sep 21, 2022 against the Seattle Mariners (AP News photo)
On the A’s podcast with Jeremiah:
#1 Jeremiah, the A’s narrowly missed getting a sweep over the Seattle Mariners at the Coliseum on Thursday afternoon but saw their 5-3 go down and lost the contest 9-5.
#2 In the series the A’s got some good pitching on Tuesday night JP Sears pitched a one hitter to down the M’s 4-1 and on Wednesday night the A’s James Kaprielian pitched past the sixth inning for the first time in 34 starts for the win 2-1.
#3 Tony Kemp in each of the first two games of the series got game winning hits a home run on Tuesday night and a game winning RBI single on Wednesday night. Kemp was even named the Roberto Clemente Award winner this week.
#4 Kemp who played outfield in the first two games has had some handiwork when playing second base not committing an error in 57 consecutive games.
#5 The A’s host the New York Mets and former teammate Chris Bassitt (14-8, 3.32). Going for Oakland Cole Irvin (9-11, 3.79) a 6:40 pm first pitch at the Oakland Coliseum.
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