The Oakland Athletics hit the road to take on the Boston Red Sox for a Wednesday night contest. Boston is looking to win the AL East as they are three games on the loss column ahead of New York. Oakland, on the other hand, will miss the playoffs for the third straight season. On the mound for the Athletics is?Jharel Cotton?who is 7-10 with a 5.82 ERA. Boston will go with?Doug Fister?who has been terrific since the All-Star break. Fister is 5-5 with a 3.36 ERA on the year. The Red Sox have won four of their last five games, and the Athletics have won five in a row.