Eric O'Flaherty


OAKLAND – The A’s welcomed super-utility man Ben Zobrist back to the active roster Monday, and they’ll get another key piece back Tuesday.


Three injured A's pitchers will test their arms on Monday, A's manager Bob Melvin told reporters prior to Sunday's game against the Rays.


OAKLAND – As Coco Crisp continues battling his way through a prolonged batting slump, A’s manager Bob Melvin has dropped the veteran switch-hitter out of the leadoff spot for the short term.


OAKLAND –- After pitching to hitters for the second time Monday, closer Sean Doolittle is ready to get in a game.


An MRI showed A’s reliever Eric O’Flaherty has irritation and inflammation in his throwing shoulder but no structural damage, manager Bob Melvin told reporters Monday afternoon.