The weirdness of Opening Day is at long last over!
Now we can get back on our normal paths. Baseball every day. The flow of the season.
And we need some flow. So far in this young season, most of the news out of the A's camp has been negative and disruptive.
The A's are starting on the East coast for the first time in years
The A's have not yet scored.
Bobby Crosby's mysterious rib/back ailment will (likely) land him on the DL. Marco Scutaro gets to fill in, while Keith Ginter gets his first start at second base tonight.
Rich Harden's shouting "I've got blisters on my fingers!", so the A's will be scrambling helter skelter to call up Kirk Saarloos to pitch today. Harden is being pushed back to the weekend against Tampa Bay.
5-tool prospect Javier Herrera was suspended 15 days for steroid use.
A's scout and former pitcher Matt Keough was arrested for drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident.
Bad news all around. Strange, abnormal, disturbing. Time to reverse field. Game #2, coming up...