11:01 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014

Eric O’Flaherty out, but A’s roster includes Hammel, Burns

From Chronicle staff writer Susan Slusser in Kansas City As I wrote in this morning’s Chronicle might be the case, left-handed reliever Eric O’Flaherty was left off today’s wild-card roster. He is coming back from Tommy John surgery and he wasn’t available during the series at Texas and it sounds as if his arm hasn’t been feeling quite as he’d like. Speedster Billy Burns is, as I’d thought, on the roster, as is starter Jason Hammel and starter/long man Drew Pomeranz, and Pomeranz is left-handed – he’s not a lefty-lefty specialist, since he’s usually a multiple-innings...

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