By By Matt Kawahara | SFGate Sports | 1 month 1 week ago | San Francisco, CA
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Chris Bassitt’s stay in Oakland didn’t last long: The A’s optioned the right-hander back to Triple-A Nashville before Sunday’s game and recalled outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A.
Bassitt left a positive impression in his first major-league appearance since Tommy John surgery in 2016 with seven strong innings Saturday against the Royals. A’s manager Bob Melvin said Bassitt could...