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Athletics Injury Update: Coco Crisp, Sean Doolittle, Jed Lowrie

Oakland A's center fielder Coco Crisp was held out of Saturday's 2-0 loss against the Los Angeles Angels after a wall collision Friday (video here and below), and will not play in Sunday's finale. Closer Sean Doolittle, on the DL with a right intercostal strain, is "feeling better" but not ready for on-field work. Shortstop Jed Lowrie (finger) began a rehab...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric O’Flaherty (RP, OAK) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that stud closer Sean Doolittle hit the DL, Eric O’Flaherty has stepped in as the Oakland closer and has made his way onto our waiver wire sleepers list for saves. Let’s be honest here – there is no replacing Doolittle. He has been absolutely filthy this year. But […]
Via RotoBaller
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doolittle’s Injury Derails A’s Bullpen

#453843324 / After a shaky start to the season it looked like the Oakland A’s had solved the crisis in their bullpen.  With the failed Jim Johnson experiment/fiasco the closing job was up for grabs and with a closer by committee there was never a chance for stability amongst the late-inning hurlers. Enter Sean Doolittle.  After being signed to a contract extension...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Call The Doctor, Doolittle

Grab Luke Gregerson! Ah, that's how you start a post. Some sweet, sweet SAGNOF. It's like when I walk into a room and it just lights up. Guys and four girls be going, "Ooh, what's his name, and can I get his number?" My mustache is yours. *eye wink* There's plenty of me to go around. On the other hand (wasn't that the first hand?), there hasn...
Via Razzball
8 days ago  |  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...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A's put closer Sean Doolittle on DL with muscle strain

  Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list by Oakland about an hour before Sunday's game with the Los Angeles Angels with a strained right intercostal. Doolittle, who saved the last two games against the Angels, is 1-3 with 20 saves and a 2.28 ERA in 54 relief appearances. He has walked five and struck out 80 in 55-1/3 innings. Doolittle...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Sean Doolittle placed on DL

Despite earlier reports that Sean Doolittle was "not worried" after a cramp in his side during Saturday night's win over the Los Angeles Angels, the Oakland Athletics placed the closer on the 15-day DL with a right intercostal strain and recalled right-handed reliever Dan Otero from Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced just before Sunday's finale. The A'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Place Closer Sean Doolittle On The 15-Day DL

The Oakland Athletics have placed their All-Star closer Sean Doolittle on the 15-day DL with a strained right intercostal muscle. He is expected to only need the minimum 15 days but these types of injures can linger for much longer.#490158835 / gettyimages.comDoolittle saved 20 of 23 chances and has a 2.28 ERA and a 0.70 WHIP with 80 strikeouts over 55.1 innings.In the mean time...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Sean Doolittle, Kyle Blanks, Jed Lowrie

The Oakland Athletics were able to breathe a sigh of relief as all-star closer Sean Doolittle is feeling better after experiencing a cramp in his side during last night's save.  Jane Lee of is reporting that Doolittle passed tests and his injury is not a serious concern.Doolittle felt a cramp-like pain in right side. He's already feeling better, not worried it...
Via MLB Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: A bullpen of rock solid relievers

Sean Doolittle On Friday, the Oakland A’s bullpen recorded their 28 ⅔ consecutive scoreless inning pitched. With closer Sean Doolittle leading the pack, this Athletics’ bullpen has been rock solid throughout July and the beginning of August. Their success has gone pretty much unnoticed since many have been focused on the starstudded starting rotation. However, their triumphs...
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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