SURPRISE, Ariz. — A bout of food poisoning zapped Sean Doolittle of his strength in recent days.
Fortunately for the A’s closer, it was a light work day Saturday afternoon.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Chris Bassitt tried to dodge a bullet Monday but couldn’t pull it off.
MESA, Ariz. –- Closer Sean Doolittle is dealing with a slight triceps strain in his throwing arm that has sidelined him the past few days.
MESA, Ariz. -– Danny Valencia hit cleanup Thursday in an A’s lineup that had a very Opening Night feel to it.
Then he went out and did what No. 4 hitters are supposed to do.