Anderson hasn't pitched since June 5, 2011, and his return from the 60-day DL should prove a nice boon for the Athletics' playoff hopes.
Straily had three starts so far on the year and was 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA, 1.18 whip and averaged 6.35 strikeouts per nine innings. Strailey had been stellar in AAA, going 5-2 with a 1.36 ERA and 0.77 WHIP.
Recker appeared in 13 games in the big league this year and struggled mightily at the plate, posting a .129/.250/.379 average/OBP/OPS line. He had four hits in 37 plate appearances. He hasn't appeared with the Athletics since May 22.