A's bring up Jake Smolinski, option Chris Bassitt to Triple-A
Manager Bob Melvin said Smolinski will play mostly against left-handed pitching, a problem area for the A's. Oakland is 5-16 against left-handed starters, the second-worst mark in the majors. The Athletics began the day hitting .238 with 15 home runs vs.
Oakland Athletics Need To Bring Up Reliever Dan Otero
In 2014, Oakland Athletics' reliever Dan Otero was one of the most underappreciated pitchers in the bullpen. He pitched 86 ⅔ innings where he struck out 45 and accumulated a 2.28 ERA. Additionally, he only allowed 15 walks and 4 home runs. However ...
Game 83: Athletics (38-47) @ Yankees (44-38)
NEW YORK -- The final three New York Yankees home games before the All-Star Game kick off with Tuesday night's game against the last-place Oakland Athletics, who are here for three games before the Yankees head to Boston for the weekend.
Oakland Athletics Acquire Reliever Aaron Kurcz From Atlanta Braves
International Business Times
The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed relief pitcher Aaron Kurcz from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for an international bonus slot, which is valued at $167,000, and will give way to the Braves signing shortstop Juan Morales from Venezuela.
MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds to Trade Johnny Cueto to Kansas City ...
The New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals could make a trade for Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto before the MLB trade deadline. MLB trade rumors have been heating up in the hot stove, and numerous teams are looking to boost their rosters.
Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez to the rescue
WASHINGTON — Eugenio Suarez could only watch and hope as the baseball headed toward the left-field foul pole. “My first reaction was that I popped it up,” he said. “I hit it in front. I didn't hit it well.” The Reds' shortstop got enough of it, though ...
Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals dominate hurlers square off tonight
Offense has been tough to come by all season for the Washington Nationals against the Cincinnati Reds. Now it's the Reds who could have some trouble Tuesday night when Max Scherzer takes the mound for the Nationals. Washington (46-37) had its home ...
Bats' Rodriguez called up by Reds
The Reds sent right-hander Josh Smith down to Double-A Pensacola and called up outfielder Yorman Rodriguez from Triple-A Louisville. Rodriguez, 22, was hitting .273 with nine home runs and 40 RBI at Triple-A. "He's hitting the ball to all fields with ...