Sunday, July 27th: Hiro Nakajima Homers to Help Hounds Win while Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in Sacramento’s Extra-Innings Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  11 Corpus Christi Hooks        3 WP – Granier 6-4 / 3.67 HR – Matthes (8), Nakajima (4) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs) Hitting in the cleanup spot, third baseman Hiro Nakajima...
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Tuesday, July 22nd: Shane Peterson Singles in Winning Run in 13th for River Cats as Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in His Third Start for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  3 El Paso Chihuahuas          2 WP – Savery 6-1 / 2.51 Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI) With two outs, the bases loaded and the game tied in the top of the 13th inning, outfielder Shane Peterson...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday, July 17th: Shane Peterson’s 3 HRs Help River Cats Win Drew Pomeranz’s Second Start for Sacramento while Olson & Nunez HRs in 9th Aren’t Enough for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  10 Albuquerque Isotopes          9 WP – Scribner 4-1 / 3.19 HR – Peterson 3 (8) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 Home Runs / 4 RBIs) Triple-A All-Star outfielder Shane Peterson had a big night for...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday, July 13th: Zach Neal Solid in Cats Loss as A’s Option Drew Pomeranz to Sacramento and Billy Burns Snatches 44th Base for Midland

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Zach Neal (6 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 4 K)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Reno Aces                          2 Sacramento River Cats  1 LP – Neal 2-5 / 4.80 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Zach Neal (6 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 4 K) With the A’s top five affiliates all losing on Sunday, RHP Zach Neal turned...
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Saturday, July 12th: Drew Pomeranz Impresses in Rehab Start for River Cats while Hiro Nakajima Homers in Hounds Win and Andy Parrino Rejoins A’s Roster

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Reno Aces                          3 Sacramento River Cats  4 WP – Buschmann 6-4 / 4.46 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K) LHP Drew Pomeranz was impressive in his rehab start for the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

As trade deadline approaches, Colorado Rockies would be crazy to deal Jorge De La Rosa

Trading De La Rosa would be a mistake for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies season is over. No one is arguing that they have any chance anymore.With another season in the books well before the All-Star break, the Rockies are in a position to have the rest of the league pick through their roster and try to find a hidden gem that might lead their team to the playoffs.The Rockies would...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Josh Donaldson, Drew Pomeranz, Yoenis Cespedes

Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson has sat out of two consecutive games, with manager Bob Melvin telling MLB.com's Aaron Leibowitz that the likely All-Star starter is experiencing back stiffness:Melvin said Donaldson is dealing with some back stiffness, which is why he was out yesterday and again today.— Aaron Leibowitz (@aaron_leib) July 3, 2014It had initially...
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Oakland A’s: A team riddled with injuries

It is now widely agreed upon that the Oakland A’s are one of – if not the best team in baseball. They have the best record in the MLB, they are first in overall runs scored, and their bullpen has been dominate throughout the first half of the season. However, the players are starting to get worn down. Numerous Athletics have incurred injuries over these past few weeks, which...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s trade rumors: Starting rotation edition

The Oakland A’s bullpen has been great this season. They currently have the second lowest ERA in the MLB and the lowest WHIP with a 1.16. Even though the bullpen has been impressive throughout the first third of the season, the pitchers in the starting rotation have changed numerous times and is likely to change again in the future until they find the right combination of pitchers...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Who will replace Drew Pomeranz?

After the Oakland A’s 8-14 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday, A’s starter Drew Pomeranz punched a wooden chair out of frustration and anger. Pomeranz gave up eight hits and seven earned runs over the 3.2 innings. Even though Pomeranz had the right to be frustrated with his performance, his actions landed him on the DL with a fractured right hand. The only positive thing is...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Acquire Starting Pitcher From Milwaukee Brewers For $1

The Oakland A’s lost a starting pitcher when Drew Pomeranz fractured his hand by punching a chair, but they replaced him for next to nothing. Literally. The A’s acquired Brad Mills from the Milwaukee Brewers for $1. That’s a one with no zeros, and it’s not a typo. It’s common for players to be traded for “cash considerations” or even “future considerations” —...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Pitcher Drew Pomeranz Breaks Hand Punching Chair After Rough Start

Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz certainly knows how to make a bad situation worse. The left-hander has been stellar all season, taking a 1.90 ERA through 17 appearances into Monday’s start against the Texas Rangers. But the Rangers knocked Pomeranz around to the tune of eight runs over 3 2/3 innings in the A’s 14-8 loss, and the southpaw was not a happy camper following...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mills among four A's candidates to replace Pomeranz

There is no timetable for Drew Pomeranz's recovery from a fractured hand, and according to manager Bob Melvin, no one feels worse about it than the A's left-handed starter. Pomeranz punched a chair on his way into the clubhouse after allowing seven earned runs in under four innings against the Rangers on Monday, and he'll need to be replaced, for the time being, in the...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Drew Pomeranz hits DL

During an incident of his own doing with an inanimate object, Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz has put himself on the disabled list with a fractured right hand. MLB.com's Jane Lee announced the news Tuesday afternoon. Pomeranz to the DL with a fractured right hand. Scribner called up from Triple-A.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) June 17, 2014#450738660 / gettyimages.comIn her...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Pitcher Drew Pomeranz Breaks Hand Punching Chair

There have always been stupid sports injuries–and Oakland A’s pitcher Drew Pomeranz scored one on Monday nig…
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuesday, June 17th: Higley’s Slam Leads Vermont to Victory while Hounds Win in Addison Russell’s Return and A’s DL Drew Pomeranz & Acquire Brad Mills

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Vermont Lake Monsters Outfielder Justin Higley (Grand Slam)   NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE  (Class-A Short-Season) Connecticut Tigers               0 Vermont Lake Monsters  5 WP – Perez 1-0 / 0.00 HR – Higley (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Justin Higley (Grand Slam) Outfielder Justin Higley stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and 1 out...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A's pitcher breaks hand punching chair in frustration

The Oakland Athletics have placed pitcher Drew Pomeranz on the 15-day disabled list. Pomeranz, 25, punched a wooden chair with his right hand following Monday’s poor outing that saw him allow eight runs – seven earned – in just 3 2/3 innings of work. The good news for Pomeranz is that he throws with his left hand, the bad news is that he in unable to catch the ball currently...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Pomeranz breaks hand punching chair

Oakland A's starting left-hander Drew Pomeranz broke his right hand when he punched a chair Monday night after a 14-8 loss to the Texas Rangers. The injury required the A's place Pomeranz on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. "I just let my emotions take over me, and I did something stupid," Pomeranz told reporters. "It sucks. Obviously, I didn't mean...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly Acquired Brad Mills ‘Serious Candidate’ To Replace Drew Pomeranz in Oakland Athletics Rotation

Manager Bob Melvin used just one word to describe the conversation he had with Drew Pomeranz after the left-hander decided to use a chair as a punching bag on Monday night. “Private.” The Oakland Athletics placed Pomeranz on the DL on Tuesday with a fractured right hand and recalled Evan Scribner from Triple-A to take the lefty’s roster spot. Melvin clearly was not happy with...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Pomeranz on disabled list with fractured hand after punching wooden chair

After putting together back-to-back strong performances to start the month, the string of good outings my Oakland A’s pitcher Drew Pomeranz came to an abrupt end on Monday. The Texas Rangers roughed up Pomeranz for eight hits and seven earned runs in only 3.2 innings, his shortest start of the season. Not surprisingly, the 25-year-old […]
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Tuesday: June 17, 2014

I just can't seem to put together any kind of good streak this year. For a second straight day, the picks finished a game below .500 and this time the Rangers surprised me by jumping all over Drew Pomeranz and the Oakland A's to bury the Game of the Day feature. There were two extra inning games and both went the wrong way...again. I bet if I did some research, my record...
Via The Flagrant Fan
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 59 lineup: 6/5/14

The Yanks try to avoid the sweep today at the hands of the Oakland A’s. Masahiro Tanaka, one of the lone bright spots on a struggling Yankees team, gets the ball against Drew Pomeranz. Prior to today’s game, Carlos Beltran was activated from the DL - Scott Sizemore was sent down to Triple-A. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Radio: WFAN 660/101.9...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Athletics (6/5/14)

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) It’s up to Masahiro Tanaka (8-1, 2.06 ERA) to avoid the sweep at the hands of Drew Pomeranz (5-2, 2.37 ERA) and the A’s in the matinee at the stadium. Tanaka continued his dominance in a Sunday win against the Twins. He allowed just four hits and one unearned run over 8 innings of work, his ERA dropped to 2.06, is the best in the AL. He improved...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A's pitch way to 3-0 win against Tampa Bay Rays

After having made headlines with their bats and with their pitching, the A's did it with their defense Tuesday in a 3-0 win over Tampa Bay. On a night when bats were tamer than usual and the pitchers were struggling to keep the Rays at bay, Oakland's infield turned three double plays and the threat posed by the A's outfield arms kept Tampa runners from moving at will...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A's at Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. While the Oakland Athletics continue to surge, the struggles of the Tampa Bay Rays have also lingered. The A's can extend their season-high road winning streak to six games Wednesday night against the Rays, who hope to avoid matching their season high with a fourth straight defeat. Drew Pomeranz pitched five strong innings...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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