Oakland Athletics defeat Minnesota Twins, 16-1

OAKLAND, CALIF - Twins manager Ron Gardenhire on Tuesday pushed for a red flag to throw onto the field to request instant replay.

One press box veteran at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum wondered what Gardenhire would have done if he had held a white flag during the Athletics' 16-1 rout of the Twins on Wednesday.

Since this is Flag Week in Twinsville, I have a couple of my own to hand out.

For Gardenhire and pitching coach Rick Anderson, I have a yellow flag. ...