Found July 05, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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The Oakland Athletics have been without left-handed starting pitcher Brett Anderson since May due to a stress fracture in his right foot. The southpaw is hoping to learn more about his return timeframe today, as he’s slated to undergo a bone scan on his ailing foot, according to Jeff Kirshman of MLB.com. The bone scan will help determine if Anderson is ready to shed his walking boot. While the stress fracture hasn’t healed as quickly as Oakland was hoping or anticipated, a positive result from today’s scan could have Anderson cleared to resume baseball- and weight-bearing activities. Even with a positive reading, Anderson is still not expected to rejoin the A’s until the end of August, and that’s a best-case scenario. The left-hander has been prone to setbacks, so you can’t make any assumptions when it comes to his return. Injuries have plagued Anderson’s young career. He’s only made six appearances for Oakland this season, and he hasn’t started more than 19 games in a single year since 2009. Over five seasons in the majors, the 25-year-old owns a career ERA and WHIP of 3.74 and 1.271 with a 2.98 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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