Saturday, May 27, 2017

MLB news: A's place Hahn on DL

      The Oakland Athletics (or A's) have placed RHP Jesse Hahn on the 10-day DL (triceps) and have recalled RHP Jharel Cotton from Nashville (AAA).

      Hahn, 27, has a 3.81 ERA and 41 K's in 49.2 innings this year. He has a career 3.82 ERA with 198 K's in 266 innings for the A's and San Diego Padres.

       Cotton, 25, has a 5.68 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 38 innings this year for the A's. He has a 2.25 ERA and 13 K's in 12 minor league innings this year. He has a 4.14 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 67.1 career MLB innings over two seasons in Oakland.

        After being scratched in a start against the New York Yankees, RHP Kendall Graveman is also expected to hit the DL.

         Graveman, 26, has a 3.83 ERA in 47 innings this year, striking out 32 batters. He has a career 4.05 ERA with 221 strikeouts in 353.1 innings for the A's and Toronto Blue Jays. He was part of the huge trade that sent slugger Josh Donaldson to Toronto.

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