Ryan Madson

#44RP,
W
6
L
7
ERA
3.62
K
49
BB
20
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 225
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born:
College: None
Birth Place: Long Beach, California
Draft: 1998 9th round by the
  • MercuryNews.com

    Frankie Montas making run for last spot in A’s bullpen

    MESA, Ariz. – There is probably only one open spot in the A’s bullpen with just over a week left in the Arizona portion of the spring, and rookie right-hander Frankie Montas may have as good a shot at nailing it down as anyone. The club is debating whether to keep five outfielders or eight relievers, and the way things look now, having the extra outfielder seems to be winning out. That would mean just seven relievers make the club, and Ryan Madson, Santiago Casilla, John Axford, Sean Doolittle, Ryan Dull and Liam Hendriks all have secured berths. The A’s would like to take a second left-hander, but some of that enthusiasm has dampened with lefty starter/reliever Ross Detwiler having allowed five