A’s option Tyson Ross to Triple-A Sacramento

The Oakland A’s optioned right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross to Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced today.

Ross was 2-6 with a 5.94 ERA in nine starts with the A’s. He was 1-0 with a 2.13 ERA in his first two starts but went 1-6 with a 7.34 ERA over his past seven starts. Ross was recalled by the A’s April 17 after he went 0-1 with a 4.00 ERA in two starts with the River Cats. He was the A’s final cut of the spring as he was optioned to Sacramento April 4 after being one of the A’s three inactive players in Japan.