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The Oakland A’s most hindering player injuries

The Oakland A’s have been riddled with injuries for some time now. It seems as though just as someone gets better, another Athletic incurs a multi-day injury. For a team who likes have a deep bench in order to mix and match their players, it has become harder and harder for them to customize lineups as players fall to concussions, strained hamstrings, and back spasms. But which...
Via isportsweb.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Sean Doolittle making progress

The Oakland A's entered a weekend series against the Houston Astros with a 79-61 record, second in the American League West. With 22 games remaining in the season, the A's have a good chance at a post season berth. The good news coming down the stretch is that closer Sean Doolittle is making progress and could return as soon as Monday. #454558804 / gettyimages.comOur own...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 06, 2014  |  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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 09, 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

Pinch Hitting For the Oakland Athletics--Relief Pitcher Sean Doolittle?

Occasionally when a game goes in to extra innings teams will run out of pitchers and be forced to turn to one of the position players to finish the game. Sunday against the Red Sox the A's were in a similar situation, but instead of calling upon a position player to pitch...They needed a pitcher to hit.@SaberCoach/TwitterRest easy Oakland fans. It wasn't because the team...
Via FatManWriting
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

Who else should the Oakland A’s sign to a long-term contract?

This past week, the Oakland A’s signed left-handed reliever Sean Doolittle to a five year contract. After switching from a first baseman to a pitcher in 2011, Doolittle has become one of the most reliable and consistent relievers in the Athletics’ bullpen. The A’s rarely sign players to lengthy contracts, but, with such a young team, it would be a good idea to lock up some...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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