Takeaways from A’s 2-1 win over Kansas City Royals

first_imgOAKLAND — The A’s were left scratching their heads after six innings as Kansas City starting pitcher Jorge Lopez stifled the Oakland’s offense by limiting them to just two hits and no runs.With one swing to lead off the seventh inning, however, A’s first baseman Matt Olson sparked Oakland’s bats.“Massive,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said when asked about Olson’s 450-foot blast to center field. “It inspired [the offense]. No doubt.”Olson’s solo-shot triggered a two-run seventh inning that pushed …last_img

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