Thursday, Sep 19
Kevin Correia__________Dan Straily
Other guys: Correia fared well in a loss against the Rays on Friday, as the right-hander went six-plus innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and a walk with five strikeouts. He now has a 2.87 ERA over his last seven outings.A's: Straily won after giving up two runs on two hits and four walks with four strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings on Friday against the Rangers. He's 4-0 with a 1.90 ERA across his past four appearances.
Friday, Sep 20
Andrew Albers__________Bartolo Colon
Other guys: Albers was hit hard in his four innings of work in a rain-shortened outing against the Rays on Saturday. He gave up four runs on six hits and a walk with one strikeout.A's: Mmmmmm...twinkies.
Saturday, Sep 21
Pedro Hernandez__________Jarrod Parker
Other guys: Hernandez was hurt by the long ball vs. the Rays on Sunday, as he gave up two homers in his five innings. He gave up just four hits but also struggled with his control, walking four batters and needing 89 pitches to get through five innings.A's: Parker lost for the first time since May 22, lasting just 4 1/3 innings against the Angels -- his shortest outing since June 29. The second-year right-hander yielded seven earned runs on eight hits, striking out three and walking two.
Sunday, Sep 22
Other guys: Regardless of who the Twins choose to start, you know he'll be terrible.A's: Gray is 2-1 with a 1.26 ERA in five games at home, compared to 1-2 with a 4.91 ERA in five games on the road. He yielded a lone solo homer to Mike Trout in six innings against the Angels in his last start, striking out five and walking one.