Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:51:39 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin acknowledged that SPs Jarrod Parker (forearm) and A.J. Griffin (elbow) are in jeopardy of starting the season on the disabled list. SP Jesse Chavez is expected to claim one of the rotation spots, and SP Tommy Milone is also likely to be in the starting five in April.
Fantasy Tip: Avoiding Parker and Griffin in your drafts might be the smart thing to do right now, until we know more about their injuries. Chavez and Milone are flier picks in cavernous mixed leagues and AL drafts.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:26:08 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Jarrod Parker (forearm) is dealing with forearm tightness and will visit with Dr. James Andrew Monday, March 17.
Fantasy Tip: It's never a good thing when a pitcher goes to see Andrews about forearm or elbow problems. Keep tabs on how the visit goes. If Parker's issue is serious, there's a good bet Tommy Milone or Jesse Chavez will take his rotation spot.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:00:50 -0800
Oakland Athletics SPs A.J. Griffin and Dan Straily might win the final two spots in the team's rotation, but they will have competition. SP Drew Pomeranz will be stretched out during spring training, and he is hopeful of winning a rotation spot. SP Tommy Milone is also hopeful of pushing his way into the mix and re-gaining his spot in the rotation. P Josh Lindblom is also expected to be under consideration, although he is likely to begin the season at Triple-A Sacramento.
Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:54:34 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said SP Tommy Milone will be given the chance to win a spot in the starting rotation next season.
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:28:35 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have scratched SP Jarrod Parker (illness) from his start against the Texas Rangers Sunday, Sept. 15, because of illness. SP Tommy Milone will start in his place.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:08:14 -0700
The Oakland Athletics recalled Ps Tommy Milone, Evan Scribner and Pat Neshek from the minors Tuesday, Sept. 3, and designated RP Hideki Okajima for assignment in a corresponding move. C Luke Montz has also been released.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:12:13 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have activated SP Brett Anderson (foot) from the 60-day disabled list. The team also optioned SP Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento.
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 11:09:44 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have placed SP Bartolo Colon (groin) on the 15-day disabled list because of a left groin strain. The move is retroactive to Tuesday, Aug. 13. Colon suffered the injury while throwing on flat ground Friday, Aug. 16. In a corresponding move, SP Tommy Milone has been recalled from Triple-A Sacramento to start against the Cleveland Indians Sunday, Aug. 18.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:56:18 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray will remain in the rotation after making his first major league start Saturday, Aug. 10.
Fantasy Tip: Now that we know this, there's no question that Gray should be owned in all AL-only formats. Tommy Milone is the loser here.
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 13:15:23 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone has been optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. In a corresponding move, RP Evan Scribner has been recalled from Sacramento.
Fantasy Tip: The A's will not need a fifth starter until Aug. 13 and Milone struggled in his last start, allowing six runs on nine hits over 3 2/3 innings Friday, Aug. 2. There is no guarantee that Milone will be recalled when another starter is needed because SP Brett Anderson (foot) could be ready to return by then.