FANTASY PLAYER UPDATES & NEWS

Following the All Start break the Athletics will start Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir and Jesse Chavez.

Oakland will give Gray, Kazmir and Chavez a bit of extra rest. Gray is only in his second season, Kazmir hasn't thrown 200+ innings since his years in Tampa, and Chavez has spent most of his career in the bullpen. The Oakland rotation should be a force going forward. ANALYST: Spencer Silva