joe stiglich


MESA, Ariz. – Barry Zito’s next outing will come Tuesday in relief of Sonny Gray, though manager Bob Melvin said that doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t get any more starts this spring.


MESA, Ariz. -- A’s right fielder Josh Reddick was scratched from Friday’s lineup with a strained right oblique.


MESA, Ariz. –- It takes everyone some time to make sense of things when Pat Venditte enters a game to pitch.


MESA, Ariz. – Barry Zito made his share of good pitches Thursday, along with one he wished he had back.


MESA, Ariz. – Sonny Gray will make his exhibition debut Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, with Scott Kazmir going two days later against the Seattle Mariners.