Athletics general manager David Forst clarified Sunday that Sean Doolittle remains the team's closer heading into the 2016 season.
Sean Doolittle gave up a run in 1 2/3 innings, but got his third save as the Athletics edged the Angels 8-7 on Wednesday.
Sean Doolittle got four outs Friday against the Giants for his second save of the year.
Sean Doolittle pitched a perfect ninth in a one-run game for his first save of the year Monday against the Astros.
Sean Doolittle was charged with two earned runs in two-thirds of an inning Sunday against the Rays.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that he expects Sean Doolittle to get his closer job back.
Athletics activated LHP Sean Doolittle from the 60-day disabled list.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) will make two more rehab appearances before being activated from the disabled list.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) worked a perfect inning in his first minor league rehab game with High-A Stockton on Friday.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) will throw a simulated game this week.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) threw a 31-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is scheduled to throw off flat ground on Saturday.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is confident that he'll make it back to the A's bullpen this season.
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) could resume throwing off a mound by the end of the month.