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A’s Season Once Again Ends In Disappointment

Last year the Oakland Athletics skipped over Mike Fiers who ranked 10th overall in era in 2018. Instead electing to use Liam Hendriks as an opener. Sean Manaea got the start after only making five starts, yet finished witn an era of 1.21 in 29.2 innings.  Another questionable decision was to start rookie catcher Sean Murphy instead of going with the veteran Josh Phegley. With a crowd of 54,000 plus