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Athletics Nation Jun 5, 2015

Oakland A's option Dan Otero, transfer Coco Crisp to 60-day disabled list for Pat Venditte activation

The Athletics made a pair of moves in order to add switch-pitcher Pat Venditte to the bullpen Friday. The Oakland Athletics optioned right-handed reliever Dan Otero to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds and transferred outfielder Coco Crisp to the 60-day disabled list in order to add switch-pitcher Pat Venditte to the active roster before Friday's game against the Boston Red Sox. Otero had two option years remaining coming into the season, and was well under the five years service time required to refuse such an assignment. Otero used up an option year in 2012, but his 2014 assignment does not...
Athletics Nation Jun 5, 2015

Billy Beane on Oakland A's Sean Doolittle and Coco Crisp injuries: They probably won't be playing a whole lot this year

The Athletics general manager is going forward assuming we won't be seeing much of Sean Doolittle or Coco Crisp this year. Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane will be moving ahead on the assumption that we won't be seeing a whole of Sean Doolittle and Coco Crisp this season. Beane said Thursday afternoon on 95.7 The Game, "We have to be realistic that both Sean and Coco probably aren't going to be playing a whole lot this year...They could come back, maybe later but they're a long way off and I think we have to keep that in mind with whatever we do." Today, on Flight 957 with...

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