Tyson Ross of the Oakland Athletics reacts after walking Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
The A's are shuffling around several roster spots on their day off; some of them won't happen for another day or so.
Righthander Tyson Ross was one of the Athletics' better pitching prospects, and with some good appearances late in 2011, he was given every chance to succeed with the A's in 2012.
It's not working out. Ross was hit hard in his last two starts and he's issued nine walks in his last 15⅓ innings.
And so, this happened Thursday:
The #Athletics optioned right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross to Triple-A Sacramento.— Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) May 31, 2012
No corresponding roster move has yet been announced, and the A's have Thursday off. However, here's what some are expecting to happen: