A's trade away No. 4 starter, get two minor leaguers
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics traded right-handed pitcher Cory Lidle to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night for two minor leaguers.
Lidle was the No. 4 starter in Oakland's talented rotation the past two seasons behind the young, high-profile trio of Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder and AL Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito.
Lidle was a career reliever before the A's gave him a regular
spot in the rotation, but he won 21 games over his two years ...
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