2.25: A's Spring Training -- The fifth starter
Henry Wofford brings you to Arizona where Bob Geren has an important decision to make.
Manager Bob -- Has a very very important decision to make who's gonna be this team's fifth starter while we talked to several guys who's challenging for that fifth spot. There's no better feeling in -- amount and then doing battle with another with another hitter in. You know it it it's that mentality that's allow me to it to succeed everywhere I've gone and yeah I you know I mean I'm. I'm I'm fighting for us this far right now on I'm going to be trying to make this team in any way I can and you know it's -- mentality told -- all the. All the work there's definitely a couple quality guys going on after the that fifth spot and you know I'm just coming out here every bit trying to get better a little bit at a time and you know wherever I end up it when the season starts it's fine with me songs about your pitches somewhere. I try not to focus on the competition itself because that's. There's fifty guys in the locker room out of her way doesn't they're supposed to do we can all contribute one way or the other and. Bobby Cramer Tyson Ross Brandon McCarthy. And Josh -- men are determined to prove they deserved to be in the starting rotation. So far has been impossible to overlook how men who missed all of the 2010 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Several days say Alvin has been impressive. I haven't heard anything from the club and it from the and so right now. My mindset is and is gonna pitch well enough to make that decision difficult. Just being game with Sarah can't -- men and dole has ability and what he can do when he's healthy. -- -- he can do but at the same time nearest -- McCarthy's been there for a long time so you know those guys can do as well. -- friendly competition I hope that. It comes down the end and that it's your -- difficult decision I hope it becomes a difficult decision I really do want them all do well. So it makes it tough -- us. Will Bob Garrett has a very good poker face and tried to squeeze some information out of them -- asked him. Hoosier front runner right now for the -- -- so I have no take on that at this time one other quick note you may have heard -- -- Suzuki say something regarding Richie he was referring to Rich Harden. Who's been taking it easy the past ten days after. Experiencing some stiffness on his side however Bob -- says that hard and will return. To throwing either Monday or possibly Sunday.