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A's Parker won't 'ride the rollercoaster' of emotions as elbow heals

Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker has a great mentality in place as he waits for his surgically repaired elbow to heal: He won't allow himself to succumb to the emotions surrounding his setback. Parker spoke with the media prior to the A's game with the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday night, and he took the time to explain his mindset. Just as he was rehabbing...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Lose Pomeranz, Snap 4 Game Skid

The ups and downs of the first six weeks of the season for the A’s have been constant. On the day the club learned pitcher Jarrod Parker might need his third Tommy John surgery, they entered into Houston to play one of the leagues out-of-nowhere sensations. And they were doing it riding a four-game losing streak, and fresh off a sweep at the hands of the Chicago White Sox. Using...
Via BaySportsNet
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Parker seriously reinjures arm during rehab start

I’m going to warn you in advance that this video is a bit graphic, and you may not want to watch it. Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery last spring, started on Friday night for the AAA Nashville Sounds. This was his fourth rehab start of the year, and a return to the majors looked likely for the 26-year old. But in the sixth inning, Parker fell...
Via The Outside Corner
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Parker graphically reinjures arm during rehab start

I’m going to warn you in advance that this video is a bit graphic, and you may not want to watch it. Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery last spring, started on Friday night for the AAA Nashville Sounds. This was his fourth rehab start of the year, and a return to the majors looked likely for the 26-year old. But in the sixth inning, Parker fell...
Via Bloguin Best
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday, May 8th: Andy Parrino Comes up Big in Sounds Victory as Jarrod Parker Exits with Arm Injury and Colin Walsh Helps Hounds Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Shortstop Andy Parrino (Double / 2 RBIs)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Round Rock Express  6 Nashville Sounds      8 WP – Parker 1-0 / 6.30 Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Andy Parrino (Double / 2 RBIs) With the bases loaded and Nashville down by a run in the bottom of the 4th, shortstop Andy Parrino doubled home a pair of...
Via Athletics Farm
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday, May 3rd: Ports Fall despite Tyler Marincov’s Big Day while Sounds Lose Jarrod Parker’s First Rehab Start for Nashville

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Outfielder Tyler Marincov (3 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) San Jose Giants  8 Stockton Ports   7 LP – Wagman 0-1 / 18.00 HR – Marincov (3) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Tyler Marincov (3 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs) With two on, two outs and Stockton up by a run in the bottom of the 5th, right fielder...
Via Athletics Farm
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday, April 28th: Joey Wagman Notches Victory in Midland Debut while Jarrod Parker Wins Rehab Start for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds RHP Joey Wagman (5 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 3 K / Win)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Corpus Christi Hooks     4 Midland RockHounds  8 WP – Wagman 1-0 / 1.80 HR – Walsh (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Joey Wagman (5 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 3 K / Win) RHP Joey Wagman was called up from extended spring training in Arizona to make...
Via Athletics Farm
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday, April 23rd: Yairo Munoz Hits Game-Winning HR in Snappers’ Win while Jarrod Parker Loses Rehab Start for Stockton and Chris Bassitt Joins A’s

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Shortstop Yairo Munoz (2 for 4 / Home Run / GWRBI)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Burlington Bees    2 Beloit Snappers  3 WP – Stull 1-0 / 2.84 HR – Munoz (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Yairo Munoz (2 for 4 / Home Run / GWRBI) With the game tied in the bottom of the 8th in Beloit, shortstop Yairo Munoz stepped to the plate and...
Via Athletics Farm
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

A's Parker continues comeback, throws 30 pitches in simulated game

  Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker threw two innings of a simulated game and faced hitters for the second time this spring while continuing his comeback from a second Tommy John surgery. The 26-year-old right-hander threw 30 pitches - 15 in each inning - and looked sharp as manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young looked on. He faced five batters, getting three fly...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

A's Parker throws 30 pitches in simulated game

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker threw two innings of a simulated game and faced hitters for the second time this spring while continuing his comeback from a second Tommy John surgery. The 26-year-old right-hander threw 30 pitches - 15 in each inning - and looked sharp as manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young looked on. He faced five batters, getting...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Athletics, The Phillies, And Short Pitchers

If you watch the Athletics, you may have noticed something about their pitching staffs over the last few years. They’re… shorter than average. Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir, and Jarrod Parker are all six foot one or shorter, and none of the A’s pitchers are taller than six foot six. Look across the country at the […]
Via Fangraphs
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland's Parker, Griffin looking ahead to June, not April

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland Athletics are getting ready for June, not April. Right-handers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin are both coming off Tommy John surgery, Parker for the second time. Parker had elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time on March 24, following an initial operation in October 2009, when he was with Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Walker and Parker lose in arbitration; teams improve to 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Teams improved to 3-1 in salary arbitration when the Pittsburgh Pirates beat second baseman Neil Walker on Saturday and the Oakland Athletics defeated pitcher Jarrod Parker. Walker was awarded $8 million instead of his $9 million request in a decision by Gil Vernon, Steven Wolf and Mark Burstein. Walker led NL second baseman with a career-best 23 homers...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Parker loses to A's in arbitration and will make $850,000

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker has lost his salary arbitration case after missing the entire 2014 season. Parker was given an $850,000 salary on Saturday by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of the team's offer of $1.7 million. The sides argued their positions a day earlier. A 26-year-old right-hander, Parker was sidelined...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Valencia wins in arbitration; Walker, Parker go to hearings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh second baseman Neil Walker and Oakland pitcher Jarrod Parker took their salary cases to arbitration in what could develop into a winter with the most hearings since 2001. A day after the Miami Marlins beat pitcher Mat Latos in the first decision of the year, infielder Danny Valencia defeated Toronto on Friday and will be paid $1,675,000 rather...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

A's agree with RHP Jesse Chavez on one-year, $2.15M deal

  Right-hander Jesse Chavez and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $2.15 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Chavez stepped in as a key member of the rotation in 2014 when projected starters Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin were each lost for the year to elbow injuries that required surgery. Chavez, 31, went 8-8 with a 3.45 ERA with 21 starts and 32 appearances...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jesse Chavez, Athletics agree to $2.15 million deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Right-hander Jesse Chavez and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $2.15 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Chavez stepped in as a key member of the rotation in 2014 when projected starters Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin were each lost for the year to elbow injuries that required surgery. Chavez, 31, went 8-8 with a 3.45 ERA with 21...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Jarrod Parker’s future as a starting pitcher

Jarrod Parker Last season, Oakland A’s pitcher Jarrod Parker was suppose to be the Opening Day starter for the Athletics in 2014. However, before he could make his first start, Parker received the unfortunate news that he would have to undergo his second Tommy John’s surgery. This 26-year-old’s has now undergone two Tommy John’s surgeries in the span of five years. Parker’s...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Moves the Oakland A’s should make in 2015

The New Year is just around the corner and the Oakland A’s still have a lot to due in 2015. Even though they have made some big moves during the first half of the offseason, there are still some areas that need improvement. Here is the Oakland A’s to-do list for 2015: 1. Add a veteran starting pitcher to the rotation Scott Kazmir – 2013 The Oakland A’s bullpen is very...
Via isportsweb.com
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rise of the Los Angeles Angels

It was supposed to be Oakland’s division to lose, remember? It was always supposed to be Oakland. Then one day, the Los Angeles Angels decided they finally wanted to play to their level of potential, and then some, clinching the AL West on Wednesday. I had Oakland winning the West this season, as did many people around the country, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t expect...
Via The Sports Post
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

His team’s awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise’s chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record of 59-81, the third-worst mark in baseball. Towers led the Diamondbacks...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Low-budget A’s make big-market play

On some Major League teams this year Tommy Milone, with his six wins and 3.55 ERA, would be approaching the level of Ace.  On this year’s Oakland Athletics squad, even with season-ending injuries to AJ Griffin and Jarrod Parker, he has been reduced,  to the role of Triple-A insurance policy. The A’s have been the league’s most dominant team this year, at least according to...
Via Brush Back Pitch
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics again strong, but have they improved?

Photo by Kirby Lee of USA Today Sports For the second straight year, the Oakland Athletics have quickly jumped out to a considerable lead in the American League West. Their record, 39-26, is the best in the American League, and they have the most road wins in the league with 22. The A’s hold a 2.5 game lead over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  Billy Beane’s magic is working...
Via The Garbage Time
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Designate Trevor Cahill for Assignment

Well this trade didn’t necessarily work out for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The NL West bottom feeders designated right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill for assignment on Monday, likely marking the end of a career that didn’t even last three full seasons.  Trevor Cahill has been designated for assignment per @Dbacks — Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) June 9, 2014 Cahill is 1-6...
Via Sportsnaut
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Time We Start Respecting Sonny Gray

When the 2014 season began, the Oakland Athletics look poised to repeat as AL West champions for the third year in a row. Then season-ending injuries to A.J. Griffin and Jarrod Parker occurred before a pitch was thrown. This left 24-year-old Sonny Gray to carry on as their 'ace' alongside what could be labeled as a makeshift rotation – a good one at that. So far, he's done...
Via The Sports Post
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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