Buzz: Mike Adams hoping to start throwing
Adams, who is dealing with a cervical (neck) strain and symptoms of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, said he didn't know if he could be ready for the ALDS.
"I don't know exactly where I am physically," Adams said. "My neck feels a lot better. What's going on with the TOS is that every day is a different day. Hopefully, I can calm it down enough where I can go out there and throw."
Adams said the worst part of the injury is watching his teammates and not being able to contribute.
"That's the worst feeling in the world," Adams said.
* It was a pretty relaxed clubhouse on Wednesday morning. Players got some breakfast, chatted with each other and were laughing at some funny online videos. Ryan Dempster, today's starter, requested some music. It was not a group that appeared uptight.
* The A's are expecting a sellout crowd today and many of them are already here getting settled into their seats.
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