I think I’m trying to feel so many things that the most important thing, which is to come down and see the ball and attack, I wasn’t doing in an everyday way. I think sometimes one at-bat gets you back on track. One at-bat can get your mind-set back on like, ‘OK that’s what I was missing.
But we’ve been playing a lot of good teams and I feel good about where our team is at. It feels like we’re playing good baseball, and we feel like we’re even capable of playing better. The A’s have another off day after six games at Boston and Minnesota followed by a stretch of playing 16 days in a row.
The Oakland A’s latest injury updates feature a short-term bump, but a big long-term positive. The A’s were without CF Ramon Laureano on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Laureano got the day off amid a right thumb issue — he could have played if needed, but with the team getting an off-day Monday they took the chance to give him some extended rest, reports insider Martin Gallegos.