The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.
Frank Gailey has made a lot of stops during his seven-year pro baseball career. From Florida to Reading to Michigan and now Texas, Gailey has been all over the map. But no matter the setting, Gailey has always done a great job of getting people out.
Vince Voiro is adjusting to a new approach to pitching in his second season as a pro after being selected by the Oakland A’s in the 15th round of the 2012 Draft.
MLB executive vice president Joe Torre said an “improper call” was made in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Indians and Athletics.
The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner and MVP backed up his credentials in the biggest moment of the season Thursday night, throwing a four-hitter in the decisive Game 5 to get the Tigers back to the AL championship series for a second straight year with a 6-0 victory over the overachieving Oakland Athletics.
Seth Smith hit a game-tying, two-run double off closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp capped Oakland’s rally with a two-out RBI single, and the A’s staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 Wednesday night.
Tuesday proved to be a special day for University of Pennsylvania RHP Vince Voiro as he was selected in the 15th round (469th overall) of the MLB Draft by the Oakland A’s.
“It really is about having to do a lot with a little — being creative, being thoughtful, as well as using analytics.”