What they're saying: A's great Bob Welch passes away

What they're saying: A's great Bob Welch passes away
June 10, 2014, 1:15 pm
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Bob Welch was an All-Star in 1980 and 1990, and took home the Cy Young award in '90. (AP)

Former A's pitcher Bob Welch tragically passed away Monday night at the age of 57.

The cause of death was not available.

"This is a sad day for the entire A's organization,” said A’s general manager Billy Beane, a teammate of Welch’s in 1989. “Those of us who knew Bob as a teammate and a friend will miss him greatly. My condolences go out to his family.”

[RATTO: Bob Welch's legacy will live on in death]

Several current and former A's weighed in on the sad news Tuesday afternoon:


Josh Donaldson:

Sean Doolittle:

Dennis Eckersley:

Dallas Braden:

Brett Anderson:

Jose Canseco:

Jeremy Barfield:

 

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