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62 Sean Doolittle RP
Height/Weight: 6-3/212 | Birthdate: 9/26/1986 | Birthplace: Rapid City, SD | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Oakland | College: Virginia | MLB Experience: 4 | Salary: $492,500 | Owned/Started%: 25/1 | Average Draft Position: 233.02
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Athletics RP Sean Doolittle to throw simulated game Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle is scheduled to throw a simulated game Tuesday, reports SportsNet California.

Doolittle is on the 60-day disabled list with a shoulder injury. He threw a 31-pitch bullpen session over the weekend and has not pitched since May 27.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle throws bullpen, ready for live hitters


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle threw a 31-pitch bullpen session on Saturday, per the San Francisco Chronicle.

Doolittle is on the 60-day disabled list, recovering from a shoulder injury. He'll be able to face live hitters in a simulated game this week, manager Bob Melvin told the media on Sunday.


A's RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) could be nearing rehab


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/31/2015) Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle threw from a mound on Thursday, the first time he's done so since landing on the disabled list for a second time at the end of May. 

Doolittle made 26 pitches, mixing in all of his pitches on Thursday.

"That's the best bullpen I've seen him throw," manager Bob Melvin said, per MLB.com. "I think he feels psychologically a little bit better about letting it go. It seemed to me that he was guarding it a little bit more so the last time. He definitely was not this time. It seemed like there was a lot more whip."

The left-hander, who is out with a strained left shoulder, is expected to have another bullpen session on Saturday. If all goes well, he could go out on a rehab assignment shortly thereafter. 


Athletics' Sean Doolittle throws for second straight day, nears bullpen


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle threw off of flat ground for the second straight day on Sunday, the first time he's thrown back-to-back days since going on the disabled list. 

Doolittle told the Bay Area News Group that his shoulder, that landed him on the disabled list, felt fine after the back-to-back throwing sessions. 

Doolittle would like to return to the mound this season and will throw a bullpen session on Thursday.


Athletics RP Sean Doolittle throws off flat ground Saturday


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/25/2015) Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle is staing on track for a bullpen session by the end of the month, as he threw from flat ground on Saturday, according to MLB.com.

Doolitle is on the 60-day disabled list with a shoulder injury.


Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle hopeful he can return this season


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2015) As Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle works his way back from a shoulder strain, he is optimistic of returning at some point this season, reports CSNBayArea.com.

"I've been working so hard to get back. I have my mind set on pitching this year," Doolittle said before Wednesday's game. "Obviously we're going to be smart with it. But it looks like there's a really good chance I'll be pitching this year."

Doolittle will start throwing off the mound after two flat-ground sessions later this week.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle may be ready to throw bullpen by end of July


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/21/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle will throw long toss from 105 feet before Tuesday's game, per MLB.com.

Doolittle is on the 60-day disabled list with a shoulder injury.

Manager Bob Melvin said it's possible that Doolittle will be able to pitch a bullpen session before the end of the month. 


Athletics' Sean Doolittle throwing at distance of 90 feet


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/17/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle is now throwing at a distance of 90 feet, manager Bob Melvin said on Friday.

Doolittle has been on the 60-day disabled list since May 30 with a left shoulder strain. He expects to increase to a distance of 105 feet in the near future, per the SF Chronicle.


A's RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) plays catch on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/7/2015) Athletics left-hander Sean Doolittle threw from flat ground on Tuesday, the first time he has done so since landing on the disabled list on May 30 with a left shoulder strain. 

Doolittle threw from 60 feet on Tuesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. This is just the first step in his recovery, and there is currently no timetable for his return from the 60-day dsiabled list. 


Athletics RP Sean Doolittle will start playing catch next week


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/2/2015) Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle is expected to begin playing catch as a part of his rehab some time next week, per the San Francisco Chronicle.

Doolittle is on the 60-day disabled list with a strain in his left shoulder.


A's RP Sean Doolittle moved to 60-day disabled list on Saturday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/13/2015) The Athletics announced that reliever Sean Doolittle was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on Saturday. Doolittle has been on the DL since May 30 due to a left shoulder strain. 

The left-hander missed the first part of the season with a shoulder injury. He was activated on May 26, and made one appearance before returning to the DL. He will now be out for an extended period of time with his latest injury.


A's don't expect Coco Crisp, Sean Doolittle back anytime soon


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2015) The Athletics aren't expecting outfielder Coco Crisp and closer Sean Doolittle back from the disabled list anytime soon, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports.

Crisp has been sidelined since May 19 with a lingering neck issue. He received an epidural in his neck on Monday, and is expected to be shut down for the next month.

Doolittle was placed on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain just four days after he was activated from the DL. Manager Bob Melvin told reporters last week that he'll have at least two weeks without any baseball activities.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle returns to disabled list


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2015) Four days after he was activated from the disabled list, Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle has been placed back on the 15-day DL. 

Doolittle was uncomfortable playing catch on Friday and didn't participate in fielding practice with the other pitchers, per MLB.com

He was disabled with a left shoulder strain. Manager Bob Melvin said that Doolittle will have at least two weeks with no activity, to give the inflammation time to subside, per the Mercury News.

Angel Castro was recalled from Triple-A Nashville to replace him. Castro was 0-1 with one save and a 3.60 ERA at Nashville. 


Athletics' Sean Doolittle strikes out two in season debut


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle made his season debut on Wednesday, giving up one hit in a scoreless inning of work while striking out two in his team's 3-2 loss to the Tigers.

Doolittle averaged just 89 mph with his fastball in the outing after averaging 94-96 mph in past years, but he said his velocity will return in time, MLB.com reports.

"I think that will give me some confidence moving forward, not having to worry about what the radar gun says and know that I can pitch a little bit now," Doolittle said. "To have those other options to go to, I think it takes a lot of the pressure off."

Doolittle served as the team's regular closer for much of last season, posting a 2.73 ERA and 89:8 K:BB ratio in 62 2/3 innings while recording 22 saves.


Athletics RP Sean Doolittle activated from 15-day DL


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) The Athletics activated reliever Sean Doolittle from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. He has been sidelined all season due to a shoulder injury.

A's manager Bob Melvin has said Doolittle will be eased into the closer's role. During a rehab assignment in the minors, the left-hander posted a 9.00 ERA and 1.60 WHIP in five appearances (five innings) between Class A, Double-A and Triple-A. He struck out five, didn't issue a walk and allowed three home runs.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle to return from disabled list Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

"Whether it's earlier in the game, maybe he can face some lefties, which has been a little bit of an issue for us, and then we can work him into that closer's spot," manager Bob Melvin said, per MLB.com.

Doolittle won't be inserted into the closer role immediately upon his return, manager Bob Melvin said this weekend, but the reliever is expected to fill that role long-term. He posted a 2.73 ERA and 89:8 K:BB ratio in 62 2/3 innings while racking up 22 saves last season.


Doolittle will not immediately return to A's closer's role upon return


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/23/2015) Athletics closer Sean Doolittle, who is on a rehab assignment with Double-A Midland, will throw again Sunday and be re-evaluated Monday, manager Bob Melvin told reporters Saturday. 

Melvin said Doolittle told him "this is the best he's felt" since getting hurt. He is throwing about 90 mph. The left-hander is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA in four outings between Class A, Double-A and Triple-A.

Melvin added Doolittle won't immediately return to the closer's role upon his activation from the disabled list, but said, "We need him there."

Tyler Clippard has filled in as closer in Doolittle's absence. He has a team-high four saves. Jesse Chavez is the only other player on the roster with a save.


Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle tosses scoreless inning in rehab


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle tossed one scoreless inning on Tuesday for Double-A Midland as a part of his rehab assignment. Doolittle allowed one hit and did not record a strikeout or walk in the appearance.

Doolittle is currently on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury. He posted a 2-4 record with a 2.73 ERA and 22 saves in 2014.


Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle to pitch at Double-A on Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle will make his third three rehab appearance when he pitches for the team's Double-A affiliate Tuesday, reports SFgate.com.

Doolittle is nursing a shoulder injury and he is on the 15-day disabled list. He allowed two runs during a Class A appearance Sunday.


Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle allows two runs in rehab appearance


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle allowed two runs in his only inning of work for Class A Stockton on Sunday. Doolittle, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury, tossed 18 pitches on Sunday with 12 going for strikes in his lone inning.

Doolittle has allowed four runs on five hits, including two home runs, in his two innings on his rehab assignment. 


Athletics P Sean Doolittle to make next rehab appearance Sunday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/15/2015) Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is scheduled to make his next rehab appearance on Sunday, reports MLB.com

Doolittle has been on the disabled list the entire season with a shoulder injury.

Doolittle was knocked around in his previous rehab outing, allowing two home runs in one inning of relief in Single A.

Doolittle said he was disappointed with the outing but knows at this point it's more important to get his arm in shape, according to Comcast SportsNet California.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle serves up two homers in first rehab outing


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/14/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle, who has been on the disabled list since the start of the season with a left shoulder injury, started a minor-league rehab assignment on Thursday with Class A Stockton.

The left-hander was not at his best, as he gave up two homers and was charged with two runs on two hits and no walks while striking out two in one inning of relief. Of his 12 pitches, 10 were strikes.


Athletics' Sean Doolittle to start rehab stint on Thursday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/12/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle will begin a minor-league rehab assignment on Tuesday with Class A Stockton, reports the Bay Area News Group on Tuesday.

Doolittle has been on the disabled list since the start of the season with a left shoulder injury. Manager Bob Melvin said earlier this week that the duration of his rehab stint will depend on how his shoulder reacts after each outing.


Athletics P Sean Doolittle throws 23 pitches against live batters Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2015) Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle threw 23 pitches to live hitters Monday, reports MLB.com.

Doolittle is dealing with a left shoulder strain and is on the 15-day disabled list. He has not pitched during the 2015 season.

Manager Bob Melvin said Doolittle will next pitch in a rehab assignment game, but he doesn't know when, reports SportsNet California. Melvin added that the amount of rehab starts Doolittle will make depends on how he is feeling.


Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle to face live hitters Monday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2015) Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle is scheduled to face live hitters for the second time on Monday, according to Bay Area News Group.

Doolittle, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a left shoulder strain, is trying to rein himself in.

"Part of me feels I could go out there right now," Doolittle said Sunday. "But if this was spring training, we wouldn't even be to the games yet. So I know I'm not really ready."

Doolittle is yet to pitch in 2015 after recording 22 saves in 62 2/3 innings of work in 2014.