A's Bailey throws rehab inning for River Cats

May 28, 2011, 5:03 am
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CSNBayArea.com staffAndrew Bailey continued his rehab assignment with the Sacramento River Cats on Friday, making his fourth appearance for the A's Triple-A affiliate.Bailey pitched one inning in the River Cats' game with the Reno Aces. He did not allow a run in the eighth inning, giving up two hits and striking out one. Ten of his 13 pitches were strikes.Bailey is expected to rejoin the team this weekend.
GUTIERREZ: Bailey could rejoin A's after Friday outingThe A's traded David Purcey to clear up space in their bullpen for the return of their closer.GUTIERREZ: A's trade Purcey to ready bullpen for BaileyBailey has not pitched for the A's this year after landing on the disabled list, retroactive to March 22, with a strained right forearm.
The two-time All-Star and 2009 Rookie of the Year has 51 saves and a 1.70 ERA over his first two seasons.