Found August 29, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
From John Hickey’s game recap of Wednesday’s curbstomping of the Tigers: [Dan] Straily, who had been consistently betrayed by the Oakland offense since the All-Star break, had so many runs scored that he almost blinked and missed some. “This is going to sound strange, but when I gave up that (third-inning) homer to Torii Hunter, I thought it was a 1-0 game,” Straily said, explaining he’d been in the restroom when the three runs came home in the second, and he hadn’t bothered to look at the scoreboard until the Hunter homer. Brandon Moss on Brett Anderson returning from the disabled list for the first time since April and pitched three innings in relief: “I guess I’m out of the loop,” Moss said. “I didn’t even know he’d been activated, and here he comes in and pitches the final three innings. He looked great.” Way to sweat the details, boys. [BANG; photo via Keith Allison]
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