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Brandon Moss, Relentless A’s Offense Pummel Tigers 14-4

Wednesday night’s 14-4 win by the Oakland A’s over the Detroit Tigers was notable for two key factors: the unrelenting attack of the A’s offense and Brett Anderson’s return from the 60-day disabled list. Anderson ended up with a three-inning save, the first of his career (even though in this case the ‘save’ designation is really meant more in terms of preventing the bullpen...
Via BaySportsNet
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Following A Career of Promise and Injury, Where Does Brett Anderson Stand with the A’s?

It was a warm, clear July night in Boston back in 2009. John Smoltz was making his home debut for the Red Sox. Nomar Garciapara was making his first trip to Boston as an opponent since his seven-year tenure with them had ended about five years prior. The man lost in all of that, Brett Anderson. He was making just his 15th career start in hitter friendly Fenway Park. His first...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson Gets Good News on Broken Foot, Could Return By August

The Oakland A’s and Brett Anderson got some good news regarding their lefty ace’s injury on Friday. According to’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...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

What is Causing Brett Anderson’s Recent Struggles?

Following another promising start wasted by a disastrous finish by Brett Anderson, you have to start to wonder what has happened to the A’s young lefty ace? Anderson was masterful through the first three innings Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox, allowing only one hit (a double to Dustin Pedroia) and one walk. He struck out four Red Sox hitters during the first three frames...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

AL Division Series Game Three: A's 2, TIgers 0

With their backs against the wall, the A's needed a win on Tuesday night to stay alive in the postseason. Brett Anderson stepped up in his first start in 20 days, and Oakland earned a 2-0 win to cut their deficit in their AL Division Series matchup with the Tigers to two games to one. Anderson's start for the A's was quite frankly, incredible. The A's had good starting...
Via The Outside Corner
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

A's look to turn tables against Tigers

The Oakland A's might be the perfect team to be down two games to none in a best-of-five series. The A's still have fresh in their memory their season-ending rally from five games down with nine to play. To overcome that deficit, they had to win eight of those nine games. By comparison, having to take three straight games from the Detroit Tigers to win their American...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Anderson set to return for A's in Game 3

With the Oakland A's down two games to none to the Detroit Tigers in the AL Division Series after a 5-4 loss Sunday, they return home with their top starter, Brett Anderson, likely to go in Game 3 on Tuesday. Manager Bob Melvin said that the A's would not make it official until Monday because they want to be sure Anderson is feeling entirely ready, but the team also wants...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Leyland isn't ready to count out A's

George Lee Anderson, better known around the country as "Sparky," used to say the toughest things in baseball were closing out a game and finishing off a postseason series. The Detroit Tigers are in that position after nipping the Oakland A's 5-4 Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Series. "We're playing one heckuva team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

A's Anderson likely to miss next start

The A's had not yet received the MRI result on pitcher Brett Anderson's strained right oblique as of Thursday afternoon, but A's manager Bob Melvin suggested Thursday morning that he is likely to miss at least one start. "There's a good chance he won't make his next start," Melvin said, according to "Beyond that, we're not sure. I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest - a spoiled return

After Brett Anderson's last start with the A's on June 19th, Oakland was 33-36, 9.5 games out of the AL West lead and 4.5 games back of the Angels for the second wild card. Since then, the A's are 27-15, and went into last night's game with the White Sox 5.5 games behind the Rangers for the division lead, and a half game up on the Orioles and Tigers for the top wild...
Via The Outside Corner
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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