Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:50:01 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Josh Lindblom has been called up from Triple-A Sacramento to make the Game 2 start against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday, April 2. Lindblom got the nod over SP Arnold Leon.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:31:47 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have had to shake up their rotation plans due to a rainout Tuesday, April 1, and they might recall a starting option from Triple-A Sacramento for the second game of a day-night doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday, April 2. Candidates include Ps Josh Lindblom, Arnold Leon and Joe Savery. The team could also consider Drew Pomeranz for the spot start.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:30:07 -0700
Oakland Athletics RPs Jim Johnson, Luke Gregerson, Sean Doolittle and Dan Otero are each considered locks for the bullpen for manager Bob Melvin. Left-handed RP Fernando Abad is also expected to get one of the vacant bullpen spot, with RP Evan Scribner looking like a good bet for another spot as a long reliever. That likely leaves on spot from a group of Ps Drew Pomeranz, Josh Lindblom, Joe Savery and Arnold Leon. Lindblom is believed to have the edge in the battle.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:38:56 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have optioned RP Arnold Leon to Triple-A Sacramento, two days after he instigated a benches-clearing brawl for Mexico during the World Baseball Classic pool game with Canada. No indication was given whether the reassignment was connected to his role in the brawl.
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 18:48:43 -0700
Oakland Athletics P Arnold Leon is expected back in camp Monday, March 11. Leon is the pitcher for Team Mexico who touched off a benches-clearing brawl at the World Baseball Classic against Team Canada Saturday, March 9.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:19:07 -0800
The Oakland Athletics added P Arnold Leon, OF Grant Green, OF Shane Peterson and SP Michael Ynoa to the 40-man roster. SS Brandon Hicks, RP Andrew Carignan and RP Jim Miller were outrighted off the roster.
Mon, 09 Mar 2009 09:12:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Oakland Athletics optioned P Jeff Gray to Triple-A Sacramento Monday, March 9. P Brett Hunter, P Jared Lansford, P Arnold Leon, P Tyson Ross, C Josh Donaldson, 1B Tagg Bozied, SS Adrian Cardenas, 1B Chris Carter, IF Yung-Chi Chen and 2B Jemile Weeks were all reassigned to the minors.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 04:34:07 -0800
The San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports Oakland Athletics P Arnold Leon (illness) was out Wednesday, Feb. 18, due to an illness.
Thu, 06 Mar 2008 13:02:43 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Oakland Athletics have assigned P Arnold Leon to their minor league camp.
Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:18:24 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Oakland Athletics have purchased the rights to Mexican League P Arnold Leon.