Left-hander Brett Anderson threw what Bob Melvin described as "a very aggressive side" before Sunday's game against the Rays, leaving the A's manager with "a good feeling he will be able to pitch Wednesday."
Yoenis Cespedes did not take any more swings or hit off a tee Sunday, but it is expected he will do so again on Monday and he will also likely take batting practice while the A's are in Boston. If all goes well, Cespedes could be sent to Sacramento for a brief Minor League rehab assignment as early as Friday or Saturday and come off the disabled list next Sunday when he is eligible.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Right-hander Chad Billingsley has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who recalled Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque to start Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles.
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have called up right-hander Allen Webster to pitch in the second game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals.
The Dodgers on Sunday placed Chad Billingsley on the 15-day DL with right elbow pain and recalled Stephen Fife from Triple-A to replace Billingsley as the starter in Sunday's finale vs. the O's.