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Athletics Nation Apr 27, 2016

Bullpen: A's Suffering For A Lack Of Options

In a sense, the A's are victims of the old "too much of a good thing" problem. Who wouldn't like to have Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle and John Axford and Fernando Rodriguez and Ryan Dull and Marc Rzepcynski all performing as well as they have? Only Liam Hendriks has struggled. Trouble is, Oakland is suffering for not having a long reliever in the mix. Once again tonight, the A's had to scramble to piece together a slew of innings -- in this case 6 innings -- to cover for a starting pitcher who had to be pulled early. Sometimes it has been Eric Surkamp but other times it has been Rich Hill...
A’s Ryan Madson, Sean Doolittle still share closer’s job

A’s Ryan Madson, Sean Doolittle still share closer’s job

It’s obvious that Ryan Madson is the A’s closer, right? I mean really. The guy has enough saves to be atop the leaderboard in the American League with seven, the most recent of which was a three-out effort in Toronto… Continue Reading → The post A’s Ryan Madson, Sean Doolittle still share closer’s job appeared first on Inside the As.
Athletics Nation Apr 22, 2016

Oakland A's 2016 Player Profile: Ryan Madson

What it takes to start up a Major League career is unthinkable to those who haven't gone the distance, who haven't put themselves through the pain and confusion, all to reach that singular goal. Now imagine, having to do it for a second time. Ryan Madson was there. Four years ago, at the end of spring training, a torn ligament in his elbow and subsequent Tommy John surgery stole away his entire 2012 season. The surgery itself was a success, enough so that the Angels snagged him up with a one-year deal for the 2013 season. Unfortunately, the stiffness and soreness just wouldn't leave him...

VIDEO: Pujols' double brings the Angels within one

Albert Pujols knocked in a pair of runs with a two-out double to left (first video) off of reliever Ryan Madson in the top of the eighth to bring the Angels within one run of the A's. The RBIs were his 1,702nd and 1,703rd of his career, tying and...
Oakland Tribune Apr 12, 2016

Photos: Oakland A's pitcher buys Scottsdale, Arizona mansion

New A's reliever Ryan Madson has purchased a $2.2 million property in Scottsdale, Ariz., reports Realtor.

Ryan Madson Photos

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    Bullpen: A's Suffering For A Lack Of Options