Luke Gregerson

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ANAHEIM – With the closer-by-committee approach paying dividends, it stands to reason Oakland A’s reliever Jim Johnson won’t return to the closer’s role anytime soon even as he shows signs of impr

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SEATTLE -- Sean Doolittle might be the favorite to close games for the Oakland A’s right now, but manager Bob Melvin reiterated he’ll continue to play matchups in the ninth inning.

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OAKLAND – A’s manager Bob Melvin said he had a long talk with new closer Jim Johnson to try to help Johnson right the ship after two rough outings to start the season.

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