Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:58:16 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said SP Brad Mills is a candidate to start Saturday, June 21, but the team has not made a final decision yet. SPs Dan Straily and Arnold Leon are also options for the start.
Sat, 10 May 2014 10:14:57 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have optioned SP Arnold Leon to Triple-A Sacramento.
Wed, 07 May 2014 11:14:48 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Drew Pomeranz has been slated to start the second game of the team's doubleheader Wednesday, May 7, unless he's needed in relief in the first game. If that's the case, SP Arnold Leon will start the second game.
Fantasy Tip: Pomeranz is a long-term target for AL-only leagues if he has a permanent stay in the rotation. However, this'll just be a spot start.
Tue, 06 May 2014 18:14:30 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Athletics will bring up RP Arnold Leon from Triple-A Sacramento Wednesday, May 7, for the doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners. However, the team is still uncertain if Leon's role will be as a starter or reliever.
Tue, 06 May 2014 16:12:19 -0700
Oakland Athletics Ps Arnold Leon and Drew Pomeranz are both options to come up from the minors to start one of the games of a doubleheader Wednesday, May 7.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:17:38 -0700
Athletics SP Drew Pomeranz is not stretched out enough to be a candidate for starting rotation depth. SPs Josh Lindblom and Arnold Leon are the main candidates if the team needs a spot starter, with Lindblom being the first choice.
Fantasy Tip: Pomeranz remains an intriguing option for AL-only managers in the long term, but Lindblom is your best bet if you're looking for a shorter-term fix.
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.