Luke Gregerson 44 | Pitcher

Oakland Athletics

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Apr 20, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Gregerson threw a scoreless inning on Sunday to earn his third save. Impact: Gregerson made quick work on the Astros in the ninth, needing only eight pitches. The A's remain in a committee for saves, but Gregerson appears to be getting the most opportunities, unless the match-ups calls for the lefty Sean Doolittle.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 16, 2014
News: Gregerson blew a ninth inning lead on Wednesday against the Angels, allowing one run and three hits in his two innings of work. Impact: Gregerson has been sharing closer duties with Sean Doolittle since Jim Johnson was demoted. However, with a blown save from both him and Doolittle in the last two days, even though Gregerson has pitched very well so far this year, it is possible he could be back to a setup role before too long.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 15, 2014
News: Gregerson and Sean Doolittle will continue to share the closing duties for the time being, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports. Impact: Jim Johnson has been pitching well lately, but manager Bob Melvin doesn't see any reason to switch up what is a strong situation with Gregerson and Doolittle. Gregerson is an efficient righty, and Doolittle is a power lefty arm, and the A's should continue to use each in the ninth inning based on the situation. Neither guy looks like a high-end option while they share time, but they're both excellent pitchers, so both should be owned in most leagues where saves are a category.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 15, 2014
News: Gregerson may be unavailable in a save situation Tuesday after pitching each of the last three days. Impact: Gregerson picked up two saves and did not throw more than 13 pitches in any of the three outings, but it seems unlikely that he would used for a fourth consecutive day, given the rarity of that occurrence. If Gregerson is not summoned in a save situation, Sean Doolittle seems the most likely to get the nod, though Ryan Cook -- or possibly even former closer Jim Johnson -- could be called upon as well.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 15, 2014
News: Gregerson retired the Angels in order in the ninth inning of Monday's 3-2 win to pick up his second save of the season. Impact: With two right-handed batters due up for the Angels after lefty Raul Ibanez, the matchups dictated Gregerson over Sean Doolittle. Jim Johnson, who is a threat to eventually take back the closer's role, pitched a scoreless eighth inning against the heart of the Angels' lineup. Doolittle did not pitch, as starter Jesse Chavez gave the A's seven innings.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Apr 14, 2014
News: Gregerson pitched the eighth inning Sunday, while Sean Doolittle got the save in the ninth. Impact: This appears to be matchup-based, as the Mariners had a switch-hitter and two lefties due up to start the ninth. Look for Gregerson and Doolittle to split the duties accordingly while the A's get Jim Johnson straightened out - or, if they get Johnson straightened out.(RotoWire, )
Apr 13, 2014
News: Gregerson converted his first save of 2014 Saturday night in the A's 3-1 win over the Mariners. Impact: Gregerson got the final two outs for the save, but also allowed two hits in the process. He shut the door nicely after the two hits and should be a prime candidate for saves while Jim Johnson is working to regain the role.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Gregerson and Sean Doolittle look to be the frontrunners to pick up saves in manager Bob Melvin's closer-by-committee setup, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports. Impact: Ryan Cook was thought to be in the mix for the gig as well, but Melvin indicated that the team wants to ease him back into action after he was activated from the DL on Monday following a shoulder injury. Melvin is expected to choose his closer for a given game on the basis of matchup, with Gregerson likely to face right-handed heavy lineups while Doolittle serves as the top choice against lefties.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: The A's will go with a closer by committee for the time being, meaning Gregerson is now in the mix for saves, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports. Impact: Ryan Cook, Sean Doolittle and Dan Otero are all options as well, with manager Bob Melvin opting to give Jim Johnson "a break" from the ninth inning. Gregerson and Cook seem like the most likely candidates for save opportunities, given their track records and the fact that they're right-handers, but Doolittle could get the call depending on the matchups. The 29-year-old Gregerson hasn't posted an ERA above 2.75 the past three seasons and has averaged more than a strikeout per inning in his career, so he would seem to fit the mold for the ninth-inning job.(RotoWire, )
Luke Gregerson
2014 Season
W-L
0-0
SV
3
ERA
1.69
K
7
Bio
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 201  Age: 29
Bats: L  Throws: R
Born: 5/14/1984, Park Ridge, Illinois
College: St. Xavier (IL)
Debut: 2009
Salary: $5,065,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury