AL West Standings
- Bob Geren has hinted that he might give Grant Balfour a chance to close.
- Athletics Nation lists three options for the A's regarding the Brian Fuentes situation.
- Scott Kazmir struggled in his first rehab outing in AAA.
- According to MLB.com, Ron Washington has stated that he's going to continue playing Mike Napoli, in spite of recent struggles.
- Pro Ball NW writes that it's time to send Michael Saunders down to AAA.