Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

news

MLB News

Worth noting

MLB.com

• A's catcher Derek Norris and Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano exchanged a few words in the 13th inning of Friday's 18-inning contest. Norris believed Cano was stealing signs, and Cano was rather upset over these suspicions. On Friday, Melvin downplayed the minor flare-up.

"It was just boys being boys," Melvin said. "You get that a lot. Someone thinks you're tipping pitches, and you get emotional about it. It's not the first time it's happened, and it won't be the last. For me, it wasn't a big deal."

Full Game Coverage

• A's catcher Derek Norris and Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano exchanged a few words in the 13th inning of Friday's 18-inning contest. Norris believed Cano was stealing signs, and Cano was rather upset over these suspicions. On Friday, Melvin downplayed the minor flare-up.

"It was just boys being boys," Melvin said. "You get that a lot. Someone thinks you're tipping pitches, and you get emotional about it. It's not the first time it's happened, and it won't be the last. For me, it wasn't a big deal."

Full Game Coverage

• According to Elias, the A's are just the second team in Major League history, next to the 1967 Yankees, to win two home games of 18 innings or more in one season. Overall, they're 7-1 in games of such length since moving to Oakland in 1968.

Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Oakland Athletics