The Oakland A's added some left-handed reinforcements to their pitching staff on the first day of September call-ups. Oakland announced on Tuesday that they had recalled Jerry Blevins and Dana Eveland and purchased the contract of Brad Kilby.
September 1, 2009
That didn't take long. Only three games into his rehab from a spring shoulder injury, outfielder and Rule 5 pick Ben Copeland has been activated off of the Oakland A's disabled list. He will make his big league debut this week. Dana Eveland, who has struggled for most of the season, was sent down to Triple-A Sacramento.
May 5, 2009
If the 2008 season will be remembered for anything around Oakland, it will be for a series of deals that gutted the team's major league roster, but filled the organization's minor league system with a number of bright talents. In the first part of a two-part series, we look at the first three of six deals the A's made leading into and during the 2008 season…
September 22, 2008
Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson has been a traveling man of late. Patterson recently traveled to the A's Dominican academy and served last week as the Sacramento River Cats pitching coach for a four-game series. Now Patterson is with the Canadians in Spokane. We spoke to Patterson on Saturday morning about Michael Inoa, Vince Mazzaro, Gio Gonzalez, Dan Meyer and more...
August 10, 2008
The Arizona Diamondbacks ended April with a 20-8 record, making everything they had done in the offseason above reproach. Now that they have begun May with a 3-7 stretch, the Snakes are no longer immune to the question, "As good as they are, how good could they have been?"
May 13, 2008