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Lands spot on Opening Day roster
Oakland manager Mark Kotsay said Ruiz will make the team's Opening Day roster, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Named Opening Day starter
Muller has been named the Athletics' Opening Day starter for their March 30 matchup against the Angels, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Keeps raking in Thursday's tie
Smith went 3-for-4 with a pair of run-scoring singles that netted three RBI, a double and a run in a Cactus League tie with the Rangers on Thursday.
Throws on flat ground
Rucinski (hamstring) threw on flat ground Thursday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Checks out fine after HBP
Peterson checked out fine after taking a pitch off his right hand Wednesday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Removed Wednesday after HBP
Peterson was removed from Wednesday's Cactus League against the Cubs an inning after he was hit by a pitch, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Done for season with ACL tear
Athletics director of player development Ed Sprague said Wednesday that Beck will miss the entire 2023 season after suffering an ACL tear earlier in camp, Melissa Lockard of The Athletic reports.
Throwing from flat ground Thursday
Blackburn (finger) said that he will throw a flat-ground session Thursday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Uncertain for Opening Day
Athletics manager Mark Kotsay said Wednesday that Rucinski is a question mark for Opening Day due to left hamstring tightness, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Keeps knocking them in Tuesday
Ruiz went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBI singles and a stolen base in a Cactus League win over the Angels on Tuesday. He was also caught stealing on another attempt.
Solid spring continues Tuesday
Wade, who went 2-for-2 with an RBI double in Tuesday's Cactus League win over the Angels, is now hitting .300 across 36 spring training plate appearances.
Multi-hit effort Tuesday
Laureano went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a run in a Cactus League win over the Angels on Tuesday.
Will start every sixth day
Fujinami will start every sixth day this season for the Athletics, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Uneven through five spring outings
Moll owns a 5.68 ERA and 2.05 WHIP across 6.1 innings in five Cactus League appearances.
Control issues in spring
Jackson sports a 1-0 record, 4.50 ERA and 2.17 WHIP across six innings in six Cactus League appearances.
Finds work with Oakland
Perez signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Sunday.
Continues battle with Allen
Although Diaz continues in a heated competition with Nick Allen for the starting shortstop role, the veteran's ability to play multiple positions should help him garner a near-everyday role irrespective of how the job battle shakes out, Steve Stockmar of MLB.com reports. "You could see Diaz at shortstop. That's kind of been a trend this Spring Training. That's not set in stone," manager Mark Kotsay said. "Aledmys can play in left, we have the opportunity to DH as well. So there's a ton of combinations that we can put together that we feel good about."
In fierce shortstop competition
Allen, who is hitting .375 across 11 Cactus League games, continues to be in a heated battle with Aledmys Diaz for the starting shortstop job, Steve Stockmar of MLB.com reports.
Struggling in spring
Rucinski is 0-1 with a 6.97 ERA, 1.65 WHIP and 7:3 K:BB across 10.1 innings over three Cactus League starts.
Mixed bag in spring
Muller is 1-2 with a 5.65 ERA, 1.60 WHIP and 6:3 K:BB across 14.1 innings over four Cactus League appearances (three starts).
Struggling in Cactus League
Kempt went 1-for-3 in Saturday's Cactus League contest against the Reds.
Shaky start to spring season
May has registered a 9.64 ERA in five Cactus League appearances so far in spring training.
Could play in outfield next week
Athletics manager Mark Kotsay announced that Brown, who has been dealing with shoulder soreness, could play in the outfield as soon as next Friday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Strong numbers this spring
Diaz is hitting .385 (10-for-26) with a double, four RBI, four walks and two runs across 10 Cactus League games.
Solid spring results at plate
Aguilar is hitting .261 (6-for-23) with two doubles, six RBI, five walks, a hit-by-pitch and three runs across 10 Cactus League games.