Found October 18, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray had a very good rookie season after coming up in mid-July, going 5-3 with a 2.67 ERA in 12 games, 10 of them starts. He also had a solid postseason in which he allowed only three runs in 13 innings over two starts against the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS. He pitched eight shutout innings in Game 2. The Athletics won 1-0 in the ninth inning. Gray’s only blemish was that he took the loss, 3-0, in the decisive Game 5 while throwing five innings. It is tough to win when the offense fails to score. Part of the reason he gave up those three runs was a fracture that he suffered near the end of his outing. The right-hander fractured the thumb on his pitching hand. The San Francisco Chronicles‘ Athletics beat writer Susan Slusser tweeted on Friday, October 18, that Gray had a screw implanted in the thumb earlier in the day to help secure the bone. Sonny Gray had thumb surgery at the Cleveland Clinic today and a screw was put in to stabilize the fra...

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