Dieter Kurtenbach: The A's will have to find their heart if they want to avoid another first-round exit

The good news for the A’s is that they still have another game to play. The past few years, that has not been the case.The bad news is, well, everything else.The A’s were mowed down in Game 1 of their wild card series against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, losing, 4-1. And while losing a game is something that happens all the time, it was how the A’s lost Tuesday that was most concerning.Not only did the prospect of a victory feel unlikely from the first pitch onwards, but once the A’s fell behind to Chicago, they also showed little scrap, fight, or — dare I say it? — heart.The A’s rolled o…

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