OAKLAND, Calif. — Some 90 minutes after his impressive night was through, Oakland rookie Sean Manaea waited on a clubhouse couch watching the innings wear on and hoped Coco Crisp would deliver when his chance came. The pitcher went “crazy” when Crisp singled home the winning run in the 13th inning for his eighth career game-ending RBI, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Friday night. Ryon Healy doubled to start the rally against Dylan Floro (0-1), and both Healy and Crisp tossed their batting helmets in the air after the win that took 3 hours, 31 minutes. “Everybody was ready to get out of there, both teams — pitchers, hitters, everybody,” Crisp said. “It’s a little bit sweeter
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OAKLAND — Josh Reddick expressed disappointment Thursday that a contract extension hasn’t been worked out to this point that would keep him in an A’s uniform. The right fielder, set to become a free agent at season’s end, was asked if he’d like to stay in Oakland beyond 2016. “I would love to, yeah,” Reddick said. “But if something doesn’t get worked out the way it should be, then obviously I’m not really somebody wanted here.” Negotiations took place between the A’s and Reddick’s representatives during spring training but nothing was hammered out. At the time, Reddick said he didn’t want negotiations to continue into the regular season, but he softened that stance. A’s general manager David