A's announce official 25-man roster for AL Wild-Card Game with Yankees

Oakland to carry 11 pitchers, but just one starter

Karl Buscheck
October 03, 2018 - 9:15 am

The Oakland A's have officially unveiled their 25-man roster for the wild-card showdown with the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. The group consists of 14 position players and 11 pitchers — but just one is a starter, Edwin Jackson.

Here's how the roster shapes up:

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Of the bunch, 11 have postseason experience, but only three — Jed Lowrie, Fernando Rodney and Jonathan Lucroy — have played in the wild-card game. Lowrie has been in the postseason in four of the past six Octobers, and Lucroy is headed back for the third year in a row. 

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