Seated in the visitor’s dugout at AT&T Park, Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin got right to the point when asked about his work-in-progress starting staff.

“The rotation has basically come down to a process of elimination,” Melvin said.

Rotations loom as liabilities for A’s, Giants on eve of season

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the improved offense should help the team overcome the pitching setbacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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