The A's sent Chris Bassitt to the minors on Sunday, but Bob Melvin gave the 26-year-old specific instructions as he heads to Nashville.
The A's host the Brewers at HoHoKam Stadium on Sunday and Ben Zobrist is patrolling right field.
Considering the A's turned over nearly half of their 40-man roster from 2014, manager Bob Melvin was impressed with the club's spring success.

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Alex Hassan - OF
Athletics optioned OF Alex Hassan to Triple-A Nashville. Hassan is healthy now after finally recovering from a hamstring injury, but he'll begin the season at Triple-A. A waiver claim last month, the 27-year-old made a nice...
Mar 29 12:05PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) will play five innings in a minor league game Sunday. Reddick won't be ready for Opening Day but continues to move in the right direction as he recovers from a straight oblique. The A's figure to backdate a DL move with him, so...
Mar 29 10:14AM Read More
Chris Bassitt - S
Athletics optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Triple-A Nashville. Bassitt had a shot to win the final spot in the A's rotation but really struggled this spring, posting an 8.78 ERA across 13 1/3 innings. He still has a chance to spend a...
Mar 29 9:18AM Read More
Alex Hassan - OF
Alex Hassan (hamstring) went 2-for-2 Saturday in his return to action. Hassan had been on the shelf for over two weeks with a strained hamstring. He's not expected to make the Opening Day roster.
Mar 29 7:47AM Read More
Scott Kazmir - S
Scott Kazmir was terrific in Saturday's start against the White Sox, tossing 5 1/3 scoreless... Kazmir relented only two hits and two walks while striking out four in the outing. He's been nearly unhittable in three starts spanning 12 innings so far this spring,...
Mar 28 4:49PM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) threw 20 pitches, hitting 92 miles per hour, in a simulated game... Parker and Athletics manager Bob Melvin seemed very pleased with the outing. Parker is aiming for a mid-season return from Tommy John surgery.
Mar 28 4:47PM Read More
Billy Burns - DH
Billy Burns went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in Saturday's Cactus League match-up with the... It marked his seventh multi-hit game of the spring. The performance brought his average up to .381 (24-for-63). He was caught stealing, lowering his success rate to 66.7%...
Mar 28 4:46PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that Coco Crisp (elbow) is expected to return to... Barring any further setbacks, Melvin believes that the oft-injured outfielder will be ready to go on Opening Day. He always carries substantial injury risk, but hitting atop...
Mar 28 9:16AM Read More
Nate Freiman - 1B
Nate Freiman (back) is starting to feel better after undergoing aggressive treatment on his... He still hasn't been cleared for baseball activity. With Mark Canha expected to make the Opening Day roster, Freiman may have been squeezed out of a roster spot regardless....
Mar 28 8:31AM Read More
Mark Canha - 1B
Mark Canha blasted a three-run walkoff home run off Phil Klein on Friday, propelling the... It was his lone hit in four at-bats on the afternoon, but certainly the critical knock in the ballgame. The 26-year-old Rule 5 pick is hitting .267 (16-for-60) with four...
Mar 27 6:05PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn excelled in his Cactus League start against the Rangers on Friday, surrendering just... Hahn punched out three on the afternoon while issuing only one free pass. He has been terrific in his battle for a spot in the A's rotation this spring, compiling a 3.06 ERA...
Mar 27 5:58PM Read More
A.J. Griffin - S
A.J. Griffin successfully threw a 50-pitch bullpen session on Friday. Athletics manager Bob Melvin was on hand for the session and noted that "all of his pitches look great." He still isn't expected to join the A's rotation until...
Mar 27 4:59PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) is not expected to be ready for Opening Day. Reddick has progressed in the right direction since tweaking his oblique three weeks ago, but he just doesn't have enough time to prepare for the opener. The outfielder is...
Mar 27 11:13AM Read More
Tyler Clippard - R
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Tyler Clippard will serve as the team's interim... The announcement certainly comes as no surprise. Doolittle (shoulder) is slated to play catch on Friday, but he's still expected to miss around the first month of the...
Mar 27 11:07AM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) said Friday that he's "shooting for Saturday or Sunday to get back... Reddick got through a couple rounds of batting practice Thursday with no issues and now feels ready to test things out in game action. The outfielder has been on the shelf...
Mar 27 10:19AM Read More

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Oakland Athletics Stats
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Josh Donaldson158608931553122998.255
Jed Lowrie13650259125293650.249
Coco Crisp12646368114213947.246
Brandon Moss147500701172322581.234
Adam Dunn13142949941802264.219

Joe Savery00-3004.000.00
Fernando Rodriguez101.0007009.041.00
Fernando Abad24.333690057.1511.57
Luke Gregerson55.500720372.1592.12
Eric O\'Flaherty101.000210120.0152.25
Dan Otero82.800720186.2452.28
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