Matt Shoemaker (2-1, 3.98 ERA) makes his fifth start of the season after returning Sept. 3 from a strained right forearm. He is 6-2 with a 3.61 ERA in 13 career appearances (12 starts) against the A’s.Athletics: RHP Edwin Jackson (5-3, 3.17) beat the Angels in a 7-0 road win for the A’s on Aug. 11. CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds tied their club record for grand slams on July 1 and figured it wouldn’t be long before someone got the next one. They waited more than two months before Scott Schebler hit No. 10.Schebler hit the grand slam that set a Reds season record, and Phillip Ervin homered twice as Cincinnati pulled away to a rain-delayed 12-6 victory over the San Diego Padres early Saturday. Schebler connected off Rowan Wick in the sixth for Cincinnati’s 10th grand slam, putting the Reds up 10-4 and ending the long wait. Every time a Reds batter came up with the bases loaded at Great American Ball Park http://www.rangersfanproshop.com/authentic-rougned-odor-jersey
, the statistic flashed on the scoreboard.“We’ve been looking at that on the scoreboard for, what, a couple months now,” Schebler said. “It was really cool. It’s all about the guys getting on base.”Ervin had a solo homer and a two-run shot, the first multi-homer game of his career.The start of the game was delayed by 2 hours, 37 minutes because of rain and ended at 12:09 a.m. Both starters made quick exits.San Diego’s Brett Kennedy faced only 10 batters, replaced after he walked a career-high four batters in the second inning. Matt Strahm (3-4) relieved and gave up Jose Peraza’s bases-clearing double and Ervin’s solo homer.