DETROIT, MI - Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon has
been activated off the 15-day disabled list after recovering from a groin
Colon last pitched on Aug. 13 and is slated to start Thursday's series-finale
against Detroit. He owns a record of 14-5 with a 2.97 ERA in 24 starts this
The 40-year-old right-hander had struggled in two starts prior to landing on
the DL, surrendering 10 earned runs on 14 hits over just 6 2/3 innings.
Right-hander Evan Scribner was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento to open a
roster spot. Scribner has no record with a 5.03 ERA in 13 relief appearances
over four stints with the Athletics this season.
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