OAKLAND – Sean Doolittle cleared another hurdle in his comeback by facing hitters in a simulated game Tuesday, and he might begin a minor league rehab assignment by the weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO -– Billy Burns felt good enough to take swings in the batting cage Saturday morning, and the A’s outfielder expected to be available off the bench for an afternoon game against the G
OAKLAND -- With talk of outfielder Coco Crisp perhaps returning sometime soon for the A’s, closer Sean Doolittle is hopeful of his own eventual return before the regular season ends.
OAKLAND –- After receiving a second opinion on his elbow, A’s right-hander Jesse Hahn will be shut down from throwing for approximately a month.
No shortage of A’s storylines present themselves looking ahead to the second half.