Found April 25, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The Oakland A's aren't feeling too badly about those deals they made in the offseason. Tommy Milone, picked up in the Gio Gonzalez trade with the Washington Nationals, is 3-1 with a 2.00 ERA. Ryan Cook, acquired in the Trevor Cahill deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, is the A's top right-handed set-up man and he has not allowed a run this season. On Wednesday, the top player from the Cahill deal, right-handed starter Jarrod Parker, made his Oakland debut. Parker turned in a strong outing, allowing seven hits and one run in 6 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out five. Parker is now pitching in the fourth spot in Oakland's rotation. He long has been seen as a potential front-line starter, and he was the top prospect in Arizona's stocked minor league system for the past several years. The key for Parker to remain in the rotation for the short term is to throw strikes; he was left off the Opening Day roster because he walked too many men during the spri...
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