Ryan Dull

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Brett Anderson close to returning, Bob Melvin goes on Jim Rome

OAKLAND -- Brett Anderson threw three simulated innings on Saturday before the…

 

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman chases down Seattle's Mitch Haniger in a rundown during the first inning against the Mariners at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics fall for third time in four games, Mariners creep closer in Wild Card

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics starter Frankie Montas came out throwing heat in his…

 

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Oakland Athletics starter Sean Manaea optimistic for return, Melvin not so much

OAKLAND -- The day after his last start on August 24, Oakland…

 

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics call up Frankie Montas, who will start against Mariners

The Oakland Athletics have officially recalled Frankie Montas, along with J.B. Wendelken,…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics lose second pitcher in three days to injury as Brett Anderson goes on DL

Two days after starter Sean Manaea -- who hadn't missed a start…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Matt Joyce (23) swings at a Los Angeles Angels pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics Notebook: Matt Joyce to get back re-evaluated

OAKLAND — Outfielder Matt Joyce was the prototypical Oakland Athletics on-base machine…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Matt Joyce (23) swings at a Los Angeles Angels pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics offense wakes up as Edwin Jackson wins 100th game

OAKLAND — Soon after Edwin Jackson earned his 100th career win, he…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics second baseman Franklin Barreto, center, celebrates with teammates after an 11-2 win against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: Oakland A’s recall Franklin Barreto, DFA Santiago Casilla; Jed Lowrie update

AT&T PARK -- The Oakland Athletics relief corps came into yesterday’s game…

Oakland Athletics second baseman Franklin Barreto, center, celebrates with teammates after an 11-2 win against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics option Frankie Montas, recall Ryan Dull

A day after he shut down the world champion Houston Astros, Oakland…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: A’s option Ryan Dull, place Andrew Triggs on DL, bring up Pagan and Lucas

The Oakland A’s on Friday recalled right-handed pitchers Josh Lucas and Emilio Pagán…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Giants plan to take cautious tact with Buster Posey, Evan Longoria this week

Face of the franchise Buster Posey won’t be catching in any spring…

Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

If the A’s are ever going to be good, it’s going to be because of these guys

OAKLAND — When Matt Olson arrived in the Coliseum clubhouse at the…

Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ryan Dull is back on the Oakland Athletics' active roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s make way for Ryan Dull activation by DFA’ing John Axford

After blowing Wednesday night’s game in the ninth inning, the Oakland Athletics…

Ryan Dull is back on the Oakland Athletics' active roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Bob Melvin inked a contract extension on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Melvin hopes change of scenery gets new setup man back on track

OAKLAND — A day after the Oakland A's acquired Blake Treinen from…

Bob Melvin inked a contract extension on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Hahn sent to Triple-A, Blackburn sticking around for another start

OAKLAND — In advance of Sunday's matinee with the Atlanta Braves, the…

Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Sonny digs big hole in A’s loss to Astros

OAKLAND — On a night Sonny Gray was facing a potential future…

(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso (17) makes contact with a Miami Marlins pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland on May 23, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Yonder Alonso out of lineup vs. Marlins, Jesse Hahn still under evaluation

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics' injury situation has reached such dire proportions that…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso (17) makes contact with a Miami Marlins pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland on May 23, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ryan Dull surrenders homer in Athletics’ late loss to Angels

OAKLAND — Before the Oakland Athletics’ 7-6 loss to the Los Angeles Angels…

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, heads home to score on a sacrifice fly by Logan Morrison as Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Chris Bassitt (40) looks on during the game Sunday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle closes season rallying for 3-2 win over Oakland

SEATTLE — In an otherwise forgettable season, Mark Canha became one of…

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, heads home to score on a sacrifice fly by Logan Morrison as Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Chris Bassitt (40) looks on during the game Sunday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)