Man, the A's are really sucking lately. Today makes seven losses in a row. They're totally wasting an awesome year of great starting pitching with a worse than anemic offense. I expect to see Beane trading for some young bats before the deadline. I'm just about ready to write this year off. There's no way we're catching the Angels and I'm not terribly hopeful about the Wild Card. It's too bad, really. If you're leading the Major Leagues in team ERA you should have something to show for it.