Oakland to use three closers

Updated: June 9, 2012, 10:20 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Oakland Athletics have turned to a closer-by-committee approach.

A's manager Bob Melvin announced the decision before his team faced the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.

The move comes one day after left-hander Brian Fuentes, who had been Oakland's lone closer, allowed three runs in the ninth inning of a 9-8 loss to the Diamondbacks. It was Fuentes' third blown save of the season.

According to the Bayareanewsgroup.com, Melvin said Fuentes and right-handers Grant ...

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