Worth noting

• Yoenis Cespedes remains on track to begin a two-day rehab stint with Triple-A Sacramento on Friday.

"He feels very good," Melvin said. "He wants to get out there right now and go play."

• The A's and Red Sox played in a cold rainfall Tuesday night, with first-pitch temperature announced at 42 degrees, with the "real feel" temperature deemed 34 degrees. At the time, it was 68 degrees and sunny in Oakland.

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