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  1. A's season could hinge on pitchers recovering from Tommy John surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... returns. Coming back in 12 months is one thing. Coming back to be an impact pitcher is something else again. Eric O'Flaherty had his surgery May 21, 2013, while with the Braves, and pitched again for the A's on July 4, 2014, a space of just over 13 ...


  2. Johnson joined Braves to work with McDowellRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Atlanta Braves

    When former All-Star closer Jim Johnson began evaluating his best employment options for the upcoming season, he was influenced by former A's teammate Eric O'Flaherty 's suggestion that he come to Atlanta to work under the tutelage of Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell. After exchanging a few phone conversations with McDowell, Johnson opted to sign a one-year deal with the Braves, who are hoping the veteran reliever quickly regains confidence in his sinker, a pitch that deserted him as he struggled with both the A's and Tigers last season.


  3. Predicting Bullpen Roles For the Oakland Athletics In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Rant Sports

    ... crucial middle relief role in 2015. 2014 stats: 1-0, 2.25 ERA, 6.8 K/9 in 20.0 innings over 21 appearances. Eric O'Flaherty missed the bulk of the 2014 campaign while recovering from a torn UCL suffered in the season prior with the Atlanta Braves. ...


  4. A's closer Doolittle out indefinitely with slight tear in throwing shoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Cook, who made the American League All-Star team in 2012, the A's have a late-inning option in left-hander Eric O'Flaherty, who spent the second half of 2014 pitching in short relief after having Tommy John surgery in 2013 while with the Atlanta ...


  5. Inbox: What will determine Fredi's fate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Atlanta Braves

    ... need to replenish the clubhouse with the leaders it lacked once the likes of Tim Hudson , Brian McCann and Eric O'Flaherty exited after the 2013 season. Though his club does not look as imposing as it might have entering the 2014 season, Gonzalez ...


  6. A's closer Doolittle out indefinitely with slight tear in throwing shoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and Cook, who made the American League All-Star team in 2012, the A's have a late-inning option in Eric O'Flaherty, who spent the second half of 2014 pitching in short relief after having Tommy John surgery in 2013 while with the Atlanta Braves. The ...


  7. 5 reasons Atlanta Braves should trade closer Craig Kimbrel nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... McDowell of molding virtual unknowns into highly effective relievers ( David Carpenter , Anthony Varvaro and Eric O'Flaherty are just the most-recent examples), it seems likely the Braves could find a closer 80 percent as good as Kimbrel for 10 ...


  8. Ranking the Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects Heading Into 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... Shreve is not flashy. He's your typical get-the-job-done pitcher, and that's exactly what he does (think Eric O'Flaherty). He throws strikes and gets hitters out. During his stint in the majors, he posted a 0.73 ERA with 15 SO in 12.1 innings. He ...


  9. Braves 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter Meetings-The First MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... Sipp's career .203/.311/.383/.694 slash against RHH shows a slight reverse split reminiscent of Eric O'Flaherty . Last season Righties managed just a .176/.235/.297/.531 in 100 PA. Sipp struggled a bit to find his niche but at 31 he's settled in as ...


  10. Oakland A's: No Need to Panic, Billy Beane Will Find a WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... arms Samardzija, Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir have the making of a very formidable staff, and Dan Otero, Eric O'Flaherty, Ryan Cook and Sean Doolittle form a lethal core of relievers. Jason Hammel is a free agent now, and if Oakland chooses not to ...


  11. Why Frank Wren Was FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... really missed them. Certainly, Wren's propensity to find pitchers on the scrap heap ( Jonny Venters , Eric O'Flaherty to name just two) and release them to our coaching staff has been a hallmark of his time with Atlanta. The Justin Upton trade even ...


  12. With Doolittle back, A's have just 16 games left to save face, seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 |

    ... all those losses, this week alone shows how much they missed him: Ryan Cook blew the save last Sunday; Eric O'Flaherty blew the save on Monday; Luke Gregerson blew an eighth-inning lead on Wednesday. The A's bullpen has saved only 59% of its ...


  13. A's slide continues as playoffs in perilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | USA Today

    ... a walkoff win and Check out this story on Oakland Athletics reliever Eric O'Flaherty looks into the stands after giving up the tying home run to Tyler Flowers in the ninth inning Monday. It seemed as though the ...


  14. And That Happened: Monday's scores and highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | MSNBC

    ... is how a season is woofed away. Not with a bang, but a whimper. The A's took a 4-3 lead into the ninth, but Eric O'Flaherty gave up a homer to Tyler Flowers which tied the game. Onto extras where, in the twelfth, Jesse Chavez gave up another homer ...


  15. A's flip starts for Jeff Samardzija, Scott KazmirRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... kind of headaches that led to him going on the DL, but the catcher hasn't begun any baseball activity. Lefty Eric O'Flaherty, who got his first big league save Wednesday, has a pragmatic view of No. 1. He had a 5-3 lead over the Astros, but Chris ...


  16. Relief Pitcher Injury UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... prove himself there to earn a roster spot. Other teams may gamble on a major league deal as Oakland did with Eric O'Flaherty this year and as much as he would like to pitch for the Braves, guaranteed money may be too good to turn down. I expect ...


  17. Atlanta Braves Morning Chop / Box Score for 8/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... this notion out of court, let's note that Wren's best work has come when scrounging. (Think Aaron Harang , Eric O'Flaherty and Anthony Varvaro , all signed off waivers.) The A's have the best record in baseball; as of Saturday, the Braves had the ...


  18. Andy Parrino in A's right-handed heavy lineup tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | SFGate

    ... (hand) will take batting practice with Triple-A Sacramento. Gentry could begin a rehab assignment next week. Eric O'Flaherty is back in Atlanta for the first time since he left as a free agent. "A little awkward," he told me with a smile. ...


  19. Reddick, Moss back playing in their home stateRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... sure I could now.'' The A's have another link to the Atlanta area, a place there haven't visited since 2009. Eric O'Flaherty pitched for the Braves from 2009-13 before signing with Oakland as a free agent this winter. But Reddick and Moss grew up ...


  20. Braves RISP FailuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... on the opposing pitcher is likely to be a one inning specialist. We all remember how nice it was to have Eric O'Flaherty , Jonny Venters and Craig Kimbrel when leading after six , it made it extremely hard for even good teams to come back. When they ...