Worth noting

Worth noting

• The A's hosted their first game since June 16, when sewage flooded both the home and visitor's clubhouses and forced both Oakland and Seattle to use the Raiders locker room to change. There were no noticeable issues on Tuesday for the Reds as portions of the clubhouse had brand new sheet rock, furniture and carpeting, including Baker's office.

"I don't smell it at all. I know the carpet is new. They hurried up and did that," Baker said.

 

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