The A’s are one of the most optimistic last-place teams in history. Yes, they finished at the bottom of the AL West a third straight year. But, no, they’re not anticipating much more gloom and doom. Not after they played their best baseball in the final weeks, finishing 17–7 and posting a winning September after 10 straight losing months.
Source: Athlon Sports & Life –
Read the full article here: Oakland A's 2018: Scouting, Projected Lineup, Expert Insight