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SEAN DOOLITTLE RUMORS

Player Profile #69: Sean Doolittle | RP | OAK

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! By now you probably know Sean Doolittle has had an eventful offseason, at least healthwise. If you didn’t know that, read this. You probably also that we compiled these rankings back...
Via Baseball Professor
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Who are the potential substitute closers?

Before the 2015 season has even begun, the Oakland A’s have been struck with some bad news. Their closer, Sean Doolittle, has sustained an injury. It has been reported that Doolittle has a minor rotator-cuff tear, which will not require surgery. Even though management is categorizing this injury as “slight”, Doolittle will miss the start of the 2015 season. So, who will be...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

A's reliever Doolittle not expected ready for start of season

  Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is unlikely to be ready for the start of the season because of a slight tear to the rotator cuff in his left shoulder along with considerable inflammation and irritation in the area. Doolittle had a platelet-rich plasma injection last Friday in an attempt to decrease the inflammation and irritation before he begins rehabilitation under the...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Doolittle to Miss Start of 2015 Season

Oakland A’s closer Sean Doolittle is expected to miss the start of the 2015 season because of a rotator cuff injury. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Sean Doolittle won’t be closing games for the Oakland A’s when the 2015 season starts. With ESPN reporting that Doolittle has a rotator cuff tear in his left shoulder, it appears the left-hander won’t be available early...
Via The Sports Journal
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Oakland A’s bullpen is overflowing with pitchers

Sonny Gray Right now the Oakland A’s have ten starting pitchers. This includes Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir, Jarrod Parker, A.J. Griffin, Chris Bassitt, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin, Jesse Chavez, Jesse Hahn, and Drew Pomeranz. In addition to these ten starting pitchers, the Oakland A’s also have eight relief pitchers in the bullpen. Most are familiar faces from last year like closer...
Via isportsweb.com
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s place Sean Doolittle on disabled list

getty images The Oakland Athletics have placed closer Sean Doolittle on the 15-day disabled list. Doolittle, an All-Star this season, lands on the DL with an intercostal strain. In 54 games this season the 27-year-old Doolittle had posted a 2.28 ERA and a 0.71 WHIP across 55 1/3 innings of work amassing 20 saves. Dan Otero has been recalled from Triple-A Sacramento to take the roster...
Via Tireball.com
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A's closer Sean Doolittle is having a historical season

New Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle wasn’t able to hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the 10th on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox, but he’s been about as dominating as you can get from the bump thus far this season. The former minor league position player has not yielded a run in his last 24.1 innings. He has struck out 37, walked one and given up six hits during...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recent pitching staff changes upgrade the Oakland A’s bullpen

Dan Straily This past week, the Oakland A’s bullpen went through some changes. Starter Dan Straily was optioned for Triple-A in Sacramento while A’s reliever Ryan Cook came out of  Wednesday’s game with a strained forearm. Replacing Straily in the starting rotation is lefty Drew Pomeranz who had previously been a long reliever for the Athletics. Additionally, relievers Joe...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Doolittle Pulled Off An Elaborate April Fool’s Prank Involving His Beard

Oakland A’s reliever Sean Doolittle has become pretty recognizable thanks his giant red beard, which he used yesterday to pull off a pretty great (and elaborate) April Fool’s Day prank. Doolittle tweeted out this surprising picture yesterday: After the game last night, I decided it was time for a change. New season, new look! Keepin it clean in 2K14! pic.twitter.com/1xHssTSxH8...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Doolittle revived career with return to mound

APNewsNow. Will be Updated. By RICK EYMER Associated Press Sean Doolittle had a cast covering his right wrist three years ago, the latest in a series of injuries that cost him nearly three years of his professional career. With his dreams of reaching the major leagues as a first baseman slowly fading, Doolittle made sure he wasn't going to spend the rest of his life wondering if...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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