"Everyone I know, everywhere I go/People need some reason to believe/I don't know about anyone but me." —Jackson Browne
If the Oakland Athletics' season were compressed into a single game, this would be point that is often affectionately referred to as garbage time.
Kuip and Foss would be at least three-deep into the Dibs, with the latter undoubtedly regaling the audience with old war stories from his playing days in the '70s, anything to distract viewers from the tedium on the field.
Meanwhile, Bob Geren and his staff would do anything possible to ensure nobody got hurt, while the young reserves who haven't played much got some quality at-bats, and making sure not to humiliate the team or themselves in the process.
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