It's that time of year when the A's pick up their play and make their push for the playoffs. And Rob Neyer likes their chances.
If Frank Thomas isn't healthy enough to earn his bonuses, the A's won't miss him as they already have a solid lineup.
There are some April stats you might not have noticed (such as Marco Scutaro's walk total).
Just looking at the Oakland Athletics' roster, you might not guess it. But Billy Beane is playing moneyball again.
Oakland's Bobby Crosby and San Diego's Khalil Greene are at the head of this season's rookie class.
The A's went as far as their starting pitching took them. In the end, it wasn't far enough.
The present looks promising and the future looks just as good, if not better, for both the A's and Angels.