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Oakland A’s DFA pitcher Zach Neal to make room for Trevor Plouffe signing

The Oakland A’s officially announced the signing of free agent 3B Trevor Plouffe on Wednesday, and to make room on the 40-man roster they designated RHP Zach Neal for assignment, reports Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle. Neal made his MLB debut in May and wound up throwing 70 innings for the A’s. He served as a swingman, working mostly as a multi-inning long man in the bullpen...
Via Athletics Nation
January 18, 2017

Smolinski, Neal help A's win second straight over Orioles

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jake Smolinski singled and scored the deciding run in the third inning, rookie Zach Neal earned his first career win as a starter and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Tuesday night. Danny Valencia and Khris Davis drove in a run apiece as the A's won consecutive games for the first time since July 26-27 to keep Wade Miley winless...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Neal faces Orioles in second career start

Athletics right-hander Zach Neal makes his second career start Tuesday. He's no stranger to throwing the first pitch, though. He was a starter throughout his Minor League career with the Marlins and A's. The Orioles send veteran left-hander Wade Miley to the mound for his second start since being acquired from the Mariners.
August 08, 2016

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