first_imgOAKLAND — Less than 11 months ago the Athletics designated pitcher Liam Hendriks for assignment, making him available on waivers to any team that was interested in his services.The Australian-born right-hander was up for grabs, but considering Hendriks had a 7.36 earned run average in 13 appearances, there were no takers. So Hendriks accepted an assignment to Triple-A in hopes of rediscovering his fastball, which had dipped into the low 90s after consistently being in the 95 to 97 range and …last_img