Eric O'Flaherty is not on the A's roster for Tuesday's Wild Card game against the Royals.
Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) threw live batting practice Monday.
Eric O'Flaherty took a blown save Monday after giving up a ninth-inning homer in his first appearance in a week.
Eric O'Flaherty will be available out of the Athletics' bullpen Monday.
Eric O'Flaherty was unavailable for the A's weekend series against the Astros due to lower back tightness.
Despite giving up a homer to Chris Carter, Eric O'Flaherty finally recorded his first career save Wednesday against the Astros.
After warming up to come in for the save, Eric O'Flaherty ended up finishing an 8-2 game against the Astros on Monday.
Eric O'Flaherty is expected to serve as the A's closer while Sean Doolittle (intercostal) is sidelined.
Athletics activated LHP Eric O'Flaherty from the 60-day disabled list.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that "there's a chance" Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) will be activated from the disabled list on Thursday.
Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) could be activated from the disabled list during the Athletics' next homestand, which begins on July 3.
Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) is scheduled to make his first rehab appearance with High-A Stockton on Friday.
Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) thinks he'll be ready for a rehab assignment after throwing another simulated game Thursday.
Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) threw two simulated innings on Tuesday afternoon without issue.