Sabathia (6-4, 3.74) is 3-1 with a 1.94 ERA in his last seven matchups, and the Bay Area native is 2-0 with a 2.49 ERA in his last three visits to Oakland. He also enters this game having won back-to-back starts but is 0-2 with a 6.29 ERA in his last four on the road.
A-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Former Giant Melky Cabrera and current Athletic Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America.
Bartolo Colon won his fourth straight start and Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer to lead the Oakland A’s to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Bartolo Colon tossed a five-hitter a week after turning 40, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Friday night in a game that took only 2 hours, 14 minutes.
Despite losing their most recent game, the Oakland Athletics have the best record in the majors over the last two weeks. They’ll try to add to that against a team that’s cooled off from its hot stretch.
Bartolo Colon struck out a season-high nine in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win Sunday.
Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in nearly a month and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Monday night.
Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking home run in the 10th inning, Mitch Moreland followed with his second of the game and the Texas Rangers held off the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Tuesday night.
Bartolo Colon allowed three hits and the Oakland Athletics capitalized on eight walks, two balks and two errors to beat the Boston Red Sox 13-0 in a rain-shortened seven-inning game Tuesday night.
Bartolo Colon pitched six crisp innings, Josh Reddick doubled in two runs during a six-run first and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday to complete another three-game sweep.