Oft-injured Rich Harden looked comfortable on the mound Wednesday in his first simulated game since going on the disabled list in spring training.
Trevor Cahill backed up his worst outing of the year with his most career walks in a start -- seven against the Royals, who scored seven runs. A's Insider Paul Gutierrez explores the Oakland ace's funk.
A's right-hander Rich Harden is scheduled to throw simulated game Wednesday with an eye toward a possible rehab outing next week in Sacramento with the Triple-A Rivercats.
Brett Anderson received a Platelet Rich Plasma injection in his left elbow after visiting with Dr. James Andrews, the team announced Monday, confirming a report that the big lefty will not undergo Tommy John surgery.