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SEAN DOOLITTLE RUMORS

MLB Quick Hits: A's to activate closer Doolittle

A's closer Sean Doolittle, who has been on the DL all season with a shoulder strain, will be activated in time for Tuesday's game against the Tigers. Doolittle's velocity has reportedly been down during rehab outings, and the A's say he'll pitch in some non-save situations early on. However, Doolittle is owned in just 60.7 percent of FOXSports.com leagues, and should start getting...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: A's to activate Sean Doolittle from D.L. on Tuesday

The Oakland A's have been without All-Star closer Sean Doolittle so far in 2015, but that will all end this week: the club is expected to activate Doolittle from the disabled list on Tuesday.Jane Lee of MLB.com reported the news on Monday, as manager Bob Melvin informed the media of the team's plans prior to their Memorial Day contest against the Detroit Tigers.As expected, the A...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pitching, offense, defense back on track for Oakland A’s

Baseball fans need to hold their horses before counting the Oakland A’s out of the season. With the team improving on the mound, on the field and in the batter’s box, the season is far from over. For just the second time this season, the A’s have won back-to-back games. 2015 has been a year of bitter disappointment for Bay Area sports aficionados looking to see Oakland...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A's expected to ease Doolittle back into bullpen mix upon return

The Oakland A's are looking forward to getting closer Sean Doolittle back sometime during their upcoming homestand, which begins on Memorial Day against the Detroit Tigers. The lefty began his minor league rehab outings recently, working his way back from off-season shoulder surgery designed to fix a rotator cuff issue. As Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area reported, manager Bob Melvin...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sean Doolittle beginning minor league rehab Thursday as A's return nears

Oakland A's closer Sean Doolittle, sidelined all season so far because of a slight tear in his rotator cuff, is making a big stride today: he'll pitch in a minor league game with Single-A Stockton on Thursday. Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area notes that this is likely the 'final step' in Doolittle's rehab before he's able to rejoin the A's.  When he does return, it will likely come...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Desperately Need Sean Doolittle to Return

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle winds up in a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) For all the criticism Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics receive for those unconventional, inexplicably effective practices, critics and fans can usually agree on one thing: Oakland’s bullpen...
Via The Sports Journal
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Doolittle: Rehabbing a Shoulder

The least interesting thing about recovering from a shoulder injury might be trying to figure out how it happened. It happened, and life has to move on. In Sean Doolittle‘s case, it might — might! — have happened while he was taking anti-inflammatories for his oblique late last year, meaning the pain was “slightly masked” […]
Via Fangraphs
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s closer buying tickets to fill stands at LGBT Pride Night

  The Oakland A’s are hosting their first LGBT Pride Night this year, and not all season ticket holders want to go. Luckily, the girlfriend of A’s closer Sean Doolittle came up with the perfect solution.   Eireann Dolan, who has two moms who are diehard Oakland fans, wrote in a blog post last Friday that although she “was saddened to read some of the replies...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2015  |  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
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