Repeat after me — “It’s still early,” — before you call the A’s upcoming series at Anaheim a big one. But it does stand out as much as a late April series can, because we’re about to find out whether the A’s can hang with the AL West’s big dog.
Frank Thomas was in the clubhouse when the media was allowed in this morning, and he was in the lineup hitting fourth for the A’s. That’s how quickly these things can take place.
The quick rundown: