Thoughts after 6 innings A's, Tigers Tuesday
- Loved the barehanded play by A's third baseman Josh Donaldson. Sometimes, I see his high WAR as a classic example about how the Sabermetrics statistical measure is still somewhat off, but I'm not so sure that applies in his case the more I watch him play. He does have great value defensively from a traditional scouting standpoint, too.
- Soft-tossing lefty Brad Mills is tailor-made for J.D. Martinez. That home run, a genuine bomb, was no surprise. He would have to be in the lineup tonight even if Victor Martinez wasn't hurt, right? Torii Hunter still looks like the odd man out eventually.