Anaheim has played Tyler Skaggs on the disabled list.
Jim Johnson has officially been granted his release.
Jurickson Profar will miss the remainder of the season.
Seattle will be bolstering their rotation-no, not by trade-by bringing James Paxton back into the mix this weekend.
How did postseason odds change yesterday? Dave Cameron breaks down the data.
How are major league ballparks oriented, and does anyone actually follow the rule regarding ballpark orientation? David Kagan wrote a very intriguing article on the subject. The Coliseum is closer to being in accordance with the rule than any other ballpark.
#Athletics designate Evan Scribner for assignment.— Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) August 1, 2014
He should make it through optional waivers.
I know fans frustrated that Chavez is in bullpen, Hammel in rotation, but this doesn't mean it stays that way forever. #Athletics flexible.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 1, 2014
Also, as expected, Scribner appears to have been sent out. #Athletics— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 1, 2014
I had the privilege of attending 73 games in which Yoenis Cespedes made an appearance, so I compiled the stats from those games.
Tonight's minor league action includes Drew Pomeranz, Drew Granier and Dylan Covey on the mound.
On this day a year ago, the A's had a home off-day. They had just finished a series with Toronto and were about to open a three-game set with the Rangers, which include two losses and one very memorable win.
Tonight's starting lineup includes Sam Fuld in the leadoff spot and lots of left-handed bats.