Heading into their game with the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, the Oakland A's were already thin in the bullpen after a 2.2 inning start by Josh Outman on Friday. The bullpen was emaciated by the end of Saturday thanks to a 14-inning heart-breaking loss. As a result, the A's made a roster move on Sunday.
June 5, 2011
Today marks the first day the Oakland A's have had position players officially participating in their 2011 minor league spring training camp. With Opening Day less than a month away, the A's have a lot of roster decisions to make for their minor league affiliates. Inside is a look at the A's minor league infielders and where they might end-up at the start of 2011.
March 15, 2011
Pirates third baseman Andy LaRoche termed the 2009 Pirates season an embarrassment and hopes to improve on his numbers - .258 batting average with 12 home runs and 64 RBI. He is also hoping that the young Pirates can take some steps forward as a team. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with LaRoche recently.
November 13, 2009
After starting the season with a 0-for-18 slump Pirates third baseman Andy LaRoche has been on a hot streak. Entering play on Wednesday he is the midst of an 11 game hitting streak and has raised his batting average to .303 with two home runs and 21 RBI. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with LaRoche recently.
May 27, 2009