Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics have set their roster fo
the American League Division Series against Detroit and will keep three
Kurt Suzuki, acquired from Washington in August, will join Derek Norris and
Stephen Vogt as backstops for the five-game series.
The Athletics will carry 11 pitchers, including scheduled starters Bartolo
Colon, Sonny Gray, Jarrod Parker and Dan Straily. The other pitchers on the
roster will be closer Grant Balfour, Brett Anderson, Jerry Blevins, Jesse
Chavez, Ryan Cook, Sean Doolittle and Dan Otero.
A.J. Griffin, a 14-game winner in 32 starts, has an elbow injury and will not
pitch in the series.
Josh Donaldson, Jed Lowrie, Eric Sogard, Alberto Callaspo, Daric Barton and
Brandon Moss are the infielders, while the outfielders are Coco Crisp, Yoenis
Cespedes, Josh Reddick, Seth Smith and Chris Young.
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