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• Seth Smith, typically a lineup staple against right-handers, received what A's manager Bob Melvin deemed a "mental day off" on Saturday. Smith is hitless in his last 26 at-bats, the longest such streak of his career.

• Melvin said John Jaso, stationed on the seven-day disabled list, was still feeling the effects of a concussion on Saturday. It's unclear whether the A's catcher will be ready to return to action when eligible on Thursday.

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• Seth Smith, typically a lineup staple against right-handers, received what A's manager Bob Melvin deemed a "mental day off" on Saturday. Smith is hitless in his last 26 at-bats, the longest such streak of his career.

• Melvin said John Jaso, stationed on the seven-day disabled list, was still feeling the effects of a concussion on Saturday. It's unclear whether the A's catcher will be ready to return to action when eligible on Thursday.

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Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. Jeff Kirshman is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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