After a few years away from the league, the 35-year-old sparkled with the World Series champion Kansas City Royals, going 1–2 with three saves, a 2.13 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 68 appearances.
Madson owns a 48–32 career record with a 3.47 ERA in 559 appearances with the Royals and Philadelphia Phillies.
Oakland’s relievers ranked No. 28 in baseball with a 4.63 ERA in 2015.
- Kenny Ducey