OAKLAND, Calif. – Starter Jarrod Parker, a Norwell graduate, picked up his first win of the season when Oakland defeated the Los Angeles Angels 10-6 on Tuesday night.
Parker (1-4) pitched into the seventh inning giving up four runs on six hits while striking out four and walking three for the Athletics, who put outfielder Coco Crisp and left-hander Brett Anderson on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday.
Around the leagues
Cubs pitcher Matt Garza pitched 2 2/3 innings, giving up one run, one hit and two walks in a rehabilitation start for Double-A Tennessee against Mississippi. The White Sox recalled right-hander Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte and optioned left-hander Donnie Veal to the International League team. Arizona traded infielder Mark Teahen to Cincinnati for a player to be named later. Jordan Lyles will be recalled from the minors by Houston to start tonight against Detroit.
Torontos R.A. Dickey was diagnosed with mild inflammation in his neck and back following an MRI and will get an extra day of rest before his next start, Saturday against Seattle. Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg is expected to make his next scheduled start after experiencing no pain in his right arm during a bullpen session in Atlanta. Right-hander Blake Beavan was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma by Seattle, which recalled left-hander Lucas Luetge to add depth in the bullpen.