MESA, Ariz. – Taking the mound in a 10-2 ballgame isn’t a situation that gets the adrenaline pumping.
MESA, Ariz. – Left fielder Coco Crisp received a cortisone shot for an ailing right elbow and will be sidelined for at least a couple of days, A’s manager Bob Melvin said.
MESA, Ariz. – The A’s optioned struggling reliever Ryan Cook to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday, a surprising move with Oakland still more than a week away from breaking spring camp.
MESA, Ariz. -- Coco Crisp was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup with soreness in his throwing elbow. Billy Burns replaced him in left field and in the leadoff spot against the Cubs.
MESA, Ariz. – Ryan Cook watched film of himself Monday evening from past seasons when he’s mowed through opposing hitters, hoping to find his way back to that form.