The left coast seems determined to make their impact felt in the MLB this season.
Can anyone stop Oakland? Heading into the season's unofficial second half, the A's are the clear favorite for a title. But this is baseball and nothing is guaranteed.
Can anyone stop Oakland? Baseball's best offense now adds Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to a rotation that already has an All-Star in Scott Kazmir and a budding ace in Sonny Gray.
We're at the end of June, which means we're nearing the point where some big names may be traded and affect pennant races.