Sunday, March 26, 2006

So Many Starters, So Little Time for Oakland

Time grows alarmingly short for the Oakland Athletics to acquire every starting pitcher in the major leagues. The trade of reliever Juan Cruz to Arizona for lefty starter Brad Halsey means the A's have only eight starting pitchers: Barry Zito, Rich Harden, Esteban Loaiza, Danny Haren, Joe Blanton, Kirk Saarloos, Joe Kennedy and Halsey.