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When the Los Angeles Angels come to town Monday night to begin a three-game set with the A’s, it will be Dan Straily toeing the rubber for the A’s instead of Brett Anderson to get things going.
The decision to skip a start for Anderson is due to a sprained ankle he suffered two starts ago against the Tampa Bay Rays. Anderson was able to make his next scheduled start against the Boston Red Sox, but he had another rough outing, lasting just four innings and allowing six runs on eight hits and a pair of walks.
At this point, the A’s do not believe that Anderson will miss more than one start and he will avoid being placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Straily, who was dominant in an 11-strikeout performance against the Houston Astros in his only other Major League start this season, has pitched lights-out in the minors this season. He is 3-0 with a 0.96 ERA in three starts for the River Cats since his demotion. In 18.2 innings pitched, Straily has only allowed a pair of runs in the minor...
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The Oakland Athletics have designated outfielder Casper Wells for assignment, meaning that he will have to clear waivers for the Athletics to have a chance to retain him in their system. This marks the third time in the past several weeks that this has happened to Wells and while he holds major league ability it is starting to look that he may be declining with age. While not too...
Yoenis Cespedes returned to the A’s lineup in a huge way Sunday afternoon, smashing a game tying home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings against the Baltimore Orioles.
Eric Sogard scored the winning run in the tenth inning on a throwing error to third base on a Coco Crisp bunt as the A’s snapped their four game losing streak in a 9-8 victory....
There is great news in O-Town as the Oakland Athletics have activated star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list. Cespedes has missed the past few weeks but has had a successful rehab stint after straining his muscle in his hand. He is expected to once again fill a middle-of-the-order spot in the Athletics lineup.
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The Oakland Athletics are expected to activate outfielder
Yoenis Cespedes for Sunday’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles,
according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.
Cespedes will play in the field tonight with the @rivercats. Tomorrow he's be back at DH, and on Sunday he's expected to be activated.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) April 26, 2013
The Oakland Athletics have activated slugger Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list before Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles.
Cespedes was immediately inserted into the lineup, batting cleanup and playing left field.
The A's are hoping Cespedes can give their slumping offense a boost. He had three home runs and seven RBIs before going on the DL on April 13 with...
Well-traveled outfielder Casper Wells is on the move again, this time going from the Oakland Athletics to the Chicago White Sox.
The teams announced Monday night that the A's sent him to Chicago for cash.
Wells will be joining his fourth different American League team in less than a month.
Wells began the season with Seattle and hit .189 with two homers and 14 RBIs in 16 games...
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Third baseman Manny Machado made a throwing error on a bunt in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics completed their comeback, beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday.
Down 5-0 in the sixth, the A's tied it at 8 on Yoenis Cespedes' two-run homer with one out in the ninth. He was activated from the disabled list before the game after being out with a strained muscle...
Brandon Moss hit his second home run of the night with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in the longest major league game of the season.
There hasn't been much of a home-field advantage in recent meetings between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels.
The home team has taken just five of the last 21 meetings heading into Monday night's opener of a three-game set at the O.co Coliseum.
The trend of visiting teams enjoying success between these AL West rivals continued in the first 2013 series, as...