Because they have to do something to maintain your interest when Death Wish has his game on.

In an unrelated story, Ed Asner has torn up his San Diego season tickets.

A Frank Thomas 2-run HR off Todd Williams with two out in the home half of the 7th has put Oakland ahead of Baltimore, 5-4.  The A’s went 21-6 in August and can extend their lead over the Angels  —- shut out by the Tigers and Kenny Rogers, Friday —   to 9 games if they can hang tonight at McAfee.