The Oakland Athletics activated right-hander Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Oakland Athletics have yet to indicate whether they’ll be buyers, sellers or stand pat at this year’s trade deadline, but already several players are starting to be linked with other teams.
The A’s got a great start from youngster Jarrod Parker on Tuesday night, and their sputtering offense was able to scratch two runs across the plate, but it just wasn’t enough.
Tommy Milone scattered five hits over seven innings and Kila Ka’aihue drove in the go-ahead run, leading the pesky A’s past the Angels 2-1 on Monday night.
Brandon McCarthy beat an AL East opponent once again, holding Boston to one run over 6 2-/3 innings as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.
Jarrod Parker scattered four hits over 6 2-3 innings and picked up his first major league win as the Oakland Athletics stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Yoenis Cespedes had two hits Tuesday night, including a two-run single during a four-run eighth inning rally that carried the A’s to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
One of the many players Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane got rid of this off-season was closer Andrew Bailey, who went to the Boston Red Sox for three players, leaving an opening at closer for 2012.
Conor Jackson had a two-run home run in the first inning when the A’s hit for the cycle with four consecutive batters, but Oakland’s bullpen imploded and wasted a solid outing by starter Rich Harden.
Conor Jackson hit a two-run double in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied from three runs down to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Monday night.