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Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: Pitchers

What are Gio's chances of making the team?

The Oakland A's have a crowded major league spring training camp, with 63 players on-hand, the most since Billy Martin brought 80 players to camp in 1982. While only 25 of those players will break camp with the team, there are more who are likely to be key cogs for the A's over the next few years. We are taking a look at the position battles in camp this spring, starting with the pitchers.

A Look Back At 2008 Duchscherer was an All-Star last season. Despite the fact that the Oakland A's lost three of their top starting pitchers from 2007 at various points during or before the 2008 season (Dan Haren, Joe Blanton and Rich Harden), the A's pitching staff finished 10th among all staffs in major league baseball, tying the Boston Red Sox with a 4.01 team ERA. The A's starting...

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