Former major league pitcher Ed Sprague dies at 74
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Former major league pitcher Ed Sprague Sr. has died at age 74.
The right-hander played eight seasons and posted a 17-23 career record with a 3.84 ERA and nine saves over 198 appearances with the A's, Cincinnati, St. Louis and Milwaukee.
His best season came in 1974 with the Brewers.
Sprague was 7-2 with a 2.39 ERA and three complete games over a career-high 94.0 innings.
Sprague was born Sept. 16, 1945, in Boston.
His son, Ed Sprague Jr., is Oakland's director of player development.