• A's right fielder Josh Reddick is likely to begin his rehab assignment Sunday or Monday, in Class A Stockton or Sacramento, according to a club official. Reddick was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 29 with a strained right knee.
• A's left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz made his first rehab start when Sacramento faced the Reno Aces on Saturday night. Pomeranz broke his right hand slamming it on a chair in mid-June, which landed him on the 15-day disabled list. Melvin intimated Saturday he hasn't decided what he'll do with the rotation when Pomeranz is ready to return to the big leagues.
Adam Lewis is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.