The Oakland A’s and Brett Anderson got some good news regarding their lefty ace’s injury on Friday.
According to MLB.com’s Jane Lee, Anderson’s recent CT scan showed that the fracture in his foot is healing and that he will no longer need to wear the walking boot he has had on his foot for the past seven weeks.
He is immediately able to resume weight-bearing activities.
Anderson, 25, was the A’s opening day starter this season. In six games this season, Anderson went 1-4 in 29 innings pitched with an unimpressive 6.21 ERA. He lost his opening day battle against Felix Hernandez and the Mariners despite throwing seven solid innings of two-run baseball. He then won his next start against the Houston Astros, not allowing an earned run (although two unearned runs did score) on his way to a ten strikeout performance. He lost his next three starts and couldn’t make it past the fourth inning in his final two starts. His final appearance so far this season came in relief in the A’s 19-inning...