Oakland Athletics: Michael Ynoa Has Look of Big-Time Reliever

Michael Ynoa throws gas. The right-hander, who the Oakland Athletics originally signed out the Dominican Republic for $4.25 million back in 2008, has spent the season pitching for the club’s Single-A affiliate the Stockton Ports where he’s been piling up strikeouts. In his first 23 games, Ynoa has totaled 47 punch outs in 33.2 innings. On Saturday night at Banner more »

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Scott Kazmir Says Making All-Star Team ‘Would Mean a Lot’ But Focused On Making Postseason Run With Oakland Athletics

Scott Kazmir probably shouldn’t make any vacation plans for the All-Star Break. The left-hander has the lowest ERA in the American League and is a leading contender to land an All-Star spot. “It would mean a lot, it would,” said Kazmir of earning a trip to Target Field for the game on July 15. However, he added: “But at the same more »

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