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Athletics Nation Disappointed By A Weak Bullpen Performance

The A’s had numerous chances today to extend their winning streak to five games, and get one game closer to the .500 mark. Unfortunately, as baseballgirl put it, this was a maddening and frustrating loss for the A’s:

If you like maddening, frustrating, leave-a-bad-taste-in-your-mouth games, this was a humdinger. Playing a bad team? Check. Aforementioned bad team gives you a crooked number of runs in one inning? Check. Your starting pitcher leaves with a two-run lead? Check. Things are lining up for a fifth win in a row? Check. Terrible team suddenly rebounds to the tune of five homeruns? Check. Said homeruns turn a sure win into a horrible loss? Check…and…check.