Takeaways from the A’s 5-1 victory over the White Sox

first_imgOAKLAND — A 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night was a good start to the second half. With it, the A’s (51-41) moved within a half game of the Cleveland Indians for the second Wild Card spot.Here are three takeaways from the win.Mike Fiers delivers againA starting pitcher keeping up with the trends might ride and die with an overpowering 98 mph fastball. Those starters live fast and die young. But Mike Fiers is proving that a starter with persevering command can live …last_img