Santiago Casilla

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants add World Series trio to Wall of Fame

AT&T Park — The San Francisco Giants honored three recent World Series…

 

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics waive reliever Santiago Casilla

The Oakland Athletics have released reliever Santiago Casilla, making him a free…

 

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…

 

The Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, left, with teammate Matt Olson after his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The A's won, 7-6. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Nick Martini’s first hit lifts A’s in Chicago after five-run comeback

Recalled from Triple-A Nashville earlier in the day and playing less than…

The Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, left, with teammate Matt Olson after his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The A's won, 7-6. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: Mengden drops another to Astros as A’s fall 6-3

OAKLAND — The last time Oakland Athletics pitcher Daniel Mengden faced off…

The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Khris Davis ‘champing at the bit’ to return, will likely be in lineup Thursday

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis had a bounce in…

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)
Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s make roster moves in wake of Santiago Casilla’s arm injury

In the wake of an arm injury to reliever Santiago Casilla, the…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Santiago Casilla likely headed to disabled list

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics reliever Santiago Casilla threw just 11 pitches in…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Bullpen holds the line after early Andrew Triggs exit as A’s take opener in Toronto

For a second straight night, the Oakland Athletics ran up the pitch…

Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
The Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon (9) steals second base when the throw to the Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien goes into the dirt in the first inning at Safeco Field in Seattle on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The Mariners won, 4-1. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)

Oakland A’s shut down by Seattle Mariners pitching in rubber game, Sean Manaea takes third loss

The frustrations that have plagued the Oakland Athletics over the years in…

The Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon (9) steals second base when the throw to the Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien goes into the dirt in the first inning at Safeco Field in Seattle on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The Mariners won, 4-1. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)
Brett Anderson is coming back to Oakland after an injury-filled season in 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s take another low-risk flyer, bring back Brett Anderson

A day after agreeing to a one-year contract with Trevor Cahill, the…

Brett Anderson is coming back to Oakland after an injury-filled season in 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Ryon Healy hit his first home run in over a month on Wednesday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Gossett deals, Healy homers as A’s fly past Giants

AT&T PARK —  Ryon Healy connected on his 20th home run and…

Ryon Healy hit his first home run in over a month on Wednesday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sonny Gray.(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sonny Gray pitches through the noise, carries A’s past Rays

Pitching amid a cacophony of rumor and speculation, Sonny Gray spun 6.1…

Sonny Gray.(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s salvage series finale in Minnesota

There is an old adage in baseball that says if a team…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jed Lowrie, seen here on March 30, hit a key home run on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s walk fine line to snap losing streak

It came down to the wire, but the Oakland A’s snapped a…

Jed Lowrie, seen here on March 30, hit a key home run on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Melvin says Graveman on ‘good path’ to return from DL when eligible

OAKLAND — Bob Melvin remains optimistic that de facto No. 1 Kendall…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Stiff neck keeps Buster Posey out of lineup for second day in a row

The San Francisco Giants scratched Buster Posey from their Cactus League lineup…

Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Spring training updates: Giants add vet to bullpen mix

On the first day of official workouts, Bruce Bochy has a good…

David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)
San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on September 16, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Santiago Casilla officially joins A’s after Giants decline to show interest

After officially agreeing to a two-year pact with the Oakland Athletics, Santiago…

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on September 16, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)