Found April 11, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
Do you know the old saying, “If I didn’t have bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all?” Well, that fits right into the theme of things as Scott Sizemore, the second baseman /third baseman for the Oakland Athletics who just re-tore his ACL that he had been recovering from and is now out for the remainder of the 2013 season. The 28-year old, who was acquired via the Detroit Tigers by Oakland in 2011, was expected to fill in primarily as a second baseman until one emerged as a full-time starter. Even then Sizemore probably would had seen legitimate time as he has a decent enough glove along with pop in his bat to be an effective role player. Look for Sizemore to make a run at the Major Leagues once again because of the earnings potential as well as his age. But as FFLockerRoom’s Ziad Dahdul would be quick to point out, the more the same injury occurs, the weaker that ligament and/or joint will be. Here is hoping to a full and speedy recovery.   The post Oakland Athletics Scott Size...

Athletics place Scott Sizemore on DL with ACL tear

The results of second baseman Scott Sizemore’s MRI came back yesterday, and it was more bad news for the veteran infielder. The Oakland Athletics have placed the 28-year-old on the disabled list with a tear of the ACL in his left knee – according to Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle – an injury that will sideline him for the rest of the season. Sizemore has...

Scott Sizemore to undergo MRI today

The Oakland A's had a two man bench last night courtesy of injuries to Josh Reddick and Scott Sizemore.  Sizemore has been out since last Wednesday when he hurt his knee chasing a pop up.  The injury was thought to be minor, but it is not clearing up.  He will go for an MRI today tweeted Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle last night. Sizemore is going to get...

Scott Sizemore to miss remainder of year after re-tearing ACL

The Oakland Athletics will be without infielder Scott Sizemore for the rest of the season. Sizemore tore his ACL  in Tuesday game against the Angels. Sizemore missed all of 2012 with the same injury. Sizemore went 1-for-6 with a double in two games before the injury. Melvin texted Sizemore and was visibly shaken when relaying news to reporters. “Just awful … It’s devastating...

A's second baseman Sizemore has left knee surgery

Oakland Athletics second baseman Scott Sizemore has undergone a second reconstructive surgery on his left knee as planned. The A's say Sizemore had a procedure to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus. The surgery, performed by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., was an ACL reconstruction using a patellar tendon graft, the team said. Sizemore is scheduled...

A's Josh Reddick swings freely during batting practice, ready to play

Josh Reddick has been sidelined for three games after spraining his wrist.  However, the Oakland Athletics could get him back as early as today.  Reddick took batting practice yesterday and was able to swing freely.  While he was in the lineup yesterday, Reddick is confident he will be today says Casey Pratt of CSN Bay Area. "I was waiting to see if I felt anything on...

A’s look strong after first week

Coco has every right to lean like Bernie. The first week of the Athletics 2013 campaign has seen the team realize the potential fans hoped for. New additions Jed Lowrie and Chris Young, who were to be considered mid-level offseason acquisitions in the MLB, have shown they were undervalued on the trade market. Young has displayed power in the early going. He has hit two homeruns with...

Athletics 8, Angels 1

Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and A.J. Griffin pitched eight solid innings Thursday night, leading Oakland to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels and extending the Athletics' winning streak to eight games. This was the first time Oakland swept the Angels in the first head-to-head series of a season...

A's streaking, Angels stinking

Brandon Moss tied a career high with five RBIs, including his second homer in two games, and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to seven games with an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

Athletics 9, Angels 5

Pinch-hitter John Jaso had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Oakland Athletics blew a four-run lead before rallying to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Tuesday night in the majors' final home opener. Brandon Moss had three hits and drove in four runs, delivering an early two-run single before adding a two-run homer after Jaso's shot. Coco Crisp also...

Tigers-Athletics Preview

The Oakland Athletics are off to their best start in more than two decades, but to keep rolling they made need Bartolo Colon to solve his woes against the Detroit Tigers. It's been almost a decade to the day since Colon last beat the Tigers, a string of 12 generally ugly performances he'll hope to snap as he tries to lead Oakland to a ninth straight win in Friday night&...
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