|July 5 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET1:24 ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST12:54 AM VEN9:24 UAE12:24 AM CT-The Oakland Athletics have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for three top prospects in a surprising trade for the team with the best record in the majors, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night.
Analysis: The people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was still pending, said the A's will send top prospect and shortstop Addison Russell, outfielder Billy McKinney and Straily to the Cubs. An official announcement is expected Saturday.
|May 9 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-The Oakland Athletics have placed reliever Ryan Cook on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm, sent starter Dan Straily to Triple-A Sacramento and called up relievers Fernando Rodriguez and Joe Savery. The A's made the moves before Friday night's home game against the Washington Nationals.
Analysis: Straily has struggled so far this season, going 1-2 with a 4.93 ERA in seven starts. Straily's departure could keep Drew Pomeranz in the rotation. Pomeranz pitched five scoreless innings to help the A's win the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader.
|May 3 1:40 PM PT2:40 PM MT3:40 PM CT4:40 PM ET16:40 ET20:40 GMT4:40 1:40 PM MST3:40 PM EST4:10 PM VEN0:40 UAE (+1)3:40 PM CT-Straily did not pitch well enough Friday.
Analysis: Straily pitched 4 1-3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits. He struck out three and walked three. "I felt like every single time, every batter I was behind 2-0. That's just not the way to pitch," Straily said. "It's just a frustrating day." He faces the M's next.
|Apr. 27 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET14:26 ET18:26 GMT2:26 11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST1:56 PM VEN22:26 UAE1:26 PM CT-Straily struck out seven in 6 1-3 innings Saturday. The right-hander allowed four hits and walked two.
Analysis: Straily has allowed at least one home run in each of his first five starts and has allowed seven home runs in 27 innings after allowing just 16 in 152 1-3 innings in 2013. "Eliminate the homers, and I'll be doing just fine," he said.
|Apr. 22 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Straily did not get a decision Monday.
Analysis: Straily struck out six and allowed three runs in five innings, but left with a no-decision after the Rangers tied the game at 3 on Prince Fielder's RBI single in the top of the fifth. You have to like his chances of beating lowly Houston this weekend.
|Apr. 16 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET12:13 ET16:13 GMT0:13 9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST11:43 AM VEN20:13 UAE11:13 AM CT-Straily was terrible Tuesday.
Analysis: Straily was the first A's starter to give up more than three earned runs all season, yielding seven hits and six runs. The right-hander gave up more than three runs for the first time in nine starts since last Aug. 28. Start him in his next outing against the lowly Astros.
|Apr. 11 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-Straily earned his first win Thursday.
Analysis: Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and expect more dominance from him next week against the Angels.
|Mar. 15 11:58 PM PT12:58 AM MT1:58 AM CT2:58 AM ET2:58 ET6:58 GMT14:58 11:58 PM MST1:58 AM EST2:28 AM VEN10:58 UAE12:58 AM CT-Straily worked four promising innings Friday only hours after the Athletics said two of their starters might not be ready for opening day.
Analysis: Straily went 10-8 with a 3.96 ERA in 27 starts as a rookie last season with Oakland. You may want to pick him up.
|2012||Oak||2||1||0 - 0||7||7||0||39.1||36||19||17||11||16||1||32||1.32||3.89|
|2013||Oak||10||8||0 - 0||27||27||0||152.1||132||74||67||16||57||0||124||1.24||3.96|
|2014||Oak||1||2||0 - 0||7||7||0||38.1||33||21||21||9||15||1||34||1.25||4.93|
|2014||ChC||0||1||0 - 0||4||1||0||10.1||15||14||12||0||6||0||9||2.03||10.45|
|2014||Tot||1||3||0 - 0||11||8||0||48.2||48||35||33||9||21||1||43||1.42||6.10|
|Career||13||12||0 - 0||45||42||0||240.1||216||128||117||36||94||2||199||1.29||4.38|
|2013||Oak||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||4||3||3||1||0||0||8||4.50|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||4||3||3||1||0||0||8||4.50|
|Career||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||4||3||3||1||0||0||8||4.50|