Lambert Toughs Out Complete Game Win Over South End to Keep A's in Playoff Hunt

Posted by Joseph O'Hara on Aug 03 2008 at 05:00PM PDT

With a tired and injured pitching staff having played 7 games in 9 days, the Al Thomas Club was in need of some help. On Sunday, it came in the form of yet another rookie, Steve Lambert, who had tossed 5 innings on Wednesday. "Lambo" took the hill and after an inauspicious start, settled down to earn a complete game victory, 4-3, yielding one earned run and striking out 10.

With the win, the A's still cling to the 8th and final playoff spot with 2 games remaining. The McKay Club sits at 4 points behind, with 3 games in hand...


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