Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden pitches against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden pitches against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Kelvin Kuo Associated Press file
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden pitches against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Kelvin Kuo Associated Press file