|2014 Regular Season|
Milone was acquired from the Athletics on the July 31 trade deadline after he requested to be moved following a demotion to the minors. Milone went 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA over 11 starts with the A's when he was sent down July 5 following the trade for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs.
Milone requested a trade given his recent success and demotion to Triple-A Sacramento. The left-hander went 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA over 11 starts when he was sent down July 5 following the trade for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs.
The move clears the way for right-hander Jeff Samardzija to start Sunday's game against the Blue Jays. Milone, who threw six innings in Friday's 1-0 extra-inning win over the Blue Jays, was 6-3 with a 3.55 ERA and .245 opponents' batting average in 16 starts.
Milone allowed two earned runs in seven innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, a career best. He faces the Jays and slugger Edwin Encarnacion in his next outing.
Milone had posted a 2.31 ERA over his eight previous starts.
Milone allowed two hits and struck out seven over eight dominant innings to earn his first win. He lowered his ERA from 5.86 to 4.54 in the process.
Milone was tagged for six runs in four-plus innings.
Milone was charged with three runs and five hits over six innings of work, bumping his ERA up slightly to 4.24.
Milone allowed three runs in six innings and will likely face Texas next.
The one saving grace for Milone in his first start was a respectable seven strikeouts.