The Oakland A's are off to a hot start, sitting at 13-8 through April 23. After losing pitchers A.J. Griffin and Jarrod Parker to injury early in the season, the A's pitching staff has kicked it into gear, posting a 2.69 ERA.
Hitting coach Chili Davis is leading an offense powered by monster hitter Yoenis Cespedes. Can the Oakland A's keep it up, or is this early season success a fluke?
Check out Bleacher Report National MLB Columnist Scott Miller break down the A's early season success and why they are the favorite to win the AL West.
All stats through April 23