‘Lick your wounds, come in tomorrow and do your job’: A closer look at the Athletics’ rare bullpen meltdown

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first_imgOAKLAND — It was almost poetic, really. Now a Giant, Stephen Vogt toed the Coliseum dirt he once kicked daily as an Athletic and deposited a home run once again into a sea of fans in left field that had come prepared to welcome him back home.Vogt’s three-run homer off Ryan Buchter looked to be pulled by the cosmos, and also was the final blow to a now uncharacteristically tumultuous eighth inning meltdown for the A’s bullpen that led to a 10-5 loss to the Giants on Saturday night.“Felt like …last_img

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