Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:57:17 -0700
Oakland Athletics CL Sean Doolittle (side) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal. RP Dan Otero was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento.
Fantasy Tip: Luke Gregerson is likely to take over as closer.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:49:35 -0700
Oakland Athletics CL Sean Doolittle (back) felt something in his right side closer to his back during his appearance against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday, Aug. 23, but was able to pitch through the pain to record his 20th save of the season. He went through twisting exercises and other tests after the game without any problems and doesn't consider the issue to be serious.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:23:13 -0700
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka and RP Dellin Betances, Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir and RP Sean Doolittle, Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle, Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish, Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez, Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland, Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, Minnesota Twins RP Glen Perkins, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price and Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer have been named as the pitchers for the American League in the 2014 All-Star Game.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:41:16 -0700
Oakland Athletics CL Sean Doolittle blew his first save Monday, June 30, since taking over as closer earlier in the season. He allowed four runs in one-third of an inning.
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:20:43 -0700
Oakland Athletics CL Sean Doolittle had the day off Sunday, June 29, and RP Ryan Cook filled in for the save.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:31:12 -0700
Oakland Athletics CL Sean Doolittle struck out the side Wednesday, June 25, for his 11th save. He extended his scoreless streak to 25 1/3 innings and has retired 37 of his last 38 batters.
Fantasy Tip: Doolittle is in another stratosphere right now. If you're way ahead in saves, now is the time to cash in and get a nice chip for what was likely a waiver claim. However, we can see riding his hot streak as well.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:31:31 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Dan Otero filled in for resting CL Sean Doolittle for the save Thursday, June 19.
Fantasy Tip: Doolittle should be back and ready for action Friday night. Keep him in your starting lineups.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 08:44:53 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle hasn't allowed a run in his last 22 1/3 innings, which is the longest active streak in the American League.
Wed, 21 May 2014 14:22:59 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said RP Jim Johnson is the "wild card" in the bullpen now with RP Sean Doolittle in the closer's role. Johnson will be used in a variety of roles.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson can be dropped in shallow mixed leagues right now as long as Doolittle is the man in the ninth. That could change quickly, though.
Wed, 21 May 2014 06:15:08 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has named RP Sean Doolittle the team's closer.
Fantasy Tip: Doolittle was already receiving most of the save chances, but this makes Jim Johnson expendable once again. Pick up Doolittle if he's still out there.