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