Athletics pitchers A.J. Griffin and Jarrod Parker both had season-ending Tommy John surgery prior to the start of the 2014 MLB season.
With the return of right fielder Josh Reddick from the DL, Bob Melvin now has several options to choose from when he fill out his lineup card.
Buster Posey's game-tying homer in the ninth and Brandon Crawford's three-run double in the 14th led the Giants to 9-6 win over the Phillies.
Normally the A's can look at a series against the Astros as a breather, but that's not the case now with a confident Houston squad.
James Rodriguez, the 23-year-old leading goal scorer of the World Cup, has a new home with one of the premiere clubs in Spain.