Hardball Talk "Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is dealing with a “slight” tear of his rotator cuff, but as Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports, he isn’t expected to miss much time following the beginning of the regular season. Doolittle suffered the injury during his off-season throwing program." February 09
CBSSports.com "The Oakland Athletics have activated All-Star closer Sean Doolittle from the disabled list, the club announced Friday. That means Doolittle will be available for the all-important three-game series in Seattle this weekend. Doolittle has been out since Aug. 23 due to an intercostal (ribcage..." September 12
The A's have just placed closer Sean Doolittle on the disabled list with an intercostal strain. They'll match up if it comes to it today.
CBSSports.com "The Athletics lost Grant Balfour to free agency this offseason, but they still beefed up their bullpen with the Luke Gregerson, Eric O'Flaherty and Jim Johnson acquisitions. That relief depth will be tested early in camp because two of the club's setup men are already dealing with injury..." February 15
San Francisco Chronicle "Sean Doolittle is one of baseball's most cordial and engaging ballplayers, always available to answer questions about himself and his team with eloquent and original thoughts. It's not always easy. "I've been talking to you guys a lot, huh?" Doolittle asked reporters who approached his locker..." June 09