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A's Next Line Of Defense

Josh Lindblom made 1 start for the A's already.

During the marathon 162-game Major League season, a team is often only as good as its next level of depth. The Oakland A's have already had to test their depth thanks to an array of early season and spring injuries. So how does the A's depth look now? We examine currently who would get the call at each position in case of an injury.

The Oakland A's are off to a 10-4 start, but it hasn't been all smooth sailing thus far in 2014. The A's lost two starting pitchers during spring training – one for the year and another for at least two months. The A's have also endured minor injuries to outfielder Coco Crisp, reliever Ryan Cook and outfielder Craig Gentry and early season struggles by newly acquired closer Jim Johnson. All of... Recommended Stories

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