Former Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colon has found a way to stay active despite a lack of major league interest. If ever there was a major league player built for slow pitch softball, it would be Bartolo Colon.
The Oakland A’s had managed to get through most of the regular season with significant injuries, but that has changed in recent weeks. While other teams had been getting hit with the injury bug, the Oakland A’s had remained relatively healthy at the start of the year.
Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Rockies swept A’s in two games at Coliseum in July The Oakland A’s have escaped the smoky atmosphere of Seattle, but unfortunately their next destination solves that problem by just not having any air at all.
Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images If the A’s play in Arlington again in 2020, it’ll be in the World Series The Oakland A’s completed their season series with the Texas Rangers last weekend, but there’s still a chance they could make another trip to Arlington in 2020.
The Oakland A’s doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners on Monday showed how little Major League Baseball cares about their players. Major League Baseball is desperately attempting to cram every game possible into this season, and the Oakland A’s doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners was a prime example.
Photo by Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images The AQI rating in Seattle was well past “very unhealthy” The Oakland A’s and Seattle Mariners played a doubleheader on Monday at T-Mobile Park, allowing them to make up two games that had been postponed earlier this month.
Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images Making official several things that were already expected The Oakland A’s made several roster moves Monday morning, though none are surprises in any way and all had already been previously reported or expected.
With eight teams reaching the playoffs in each league, the Oakland A’s might find an easier path as the third seed in the American League. The Oakland A’s find themselves in a battle for the first overall seed in the American League.
Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports The 3B was let go by the D’Backs last week The Oakland A’s got word on Saturday that they were losing their injured starting third baseman for the rest of the season, and then the next day they also lost one of his top backups to injury.
The Oakland A’s are bringing Seth Brown back to the majors, getting him another chance this year. In the wake of Matt Chapman‘s season ending injury and impending surgery, it would have made sense for the Oakland A’s to bring up another infielder.