OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) There was plenty of blame to go around after Oaklands stunning loss to Kansas City, one that prevented the Athletics from adding on to their lead in the AL wild-card race.
A costly error in the ninth inning by center fielder Ramon Laureano. Manager Bob Melvins decision to lift hot-hitting first baseman Matt Olson for a pinch-runner an inning earlier.
Liam Hendriks pointed the finger at himself.
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