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Bassitt has soreness in rehabbing elbow

Rehabbing right-hander Chris Bassitt said he is experiencing soreness between starts as he recovers from Tommy John surgery he underwent in May 2016. Bassitt made a start for Triple-A Nashville on Saturday in Sacramento, and has rejoined the A's briefly in Oakland as he gets some extra rest.
May 23, 2017

A's RHP Chris Bassitt needs reconstructive elbow surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt will need reconstructive surgery on his injured pitching elbow. Bassitt was examined in Cincinnati on Thursday by Dr. Timothy Kremchek who determined Bassitt needs ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow. The surgery is scheduled for Friday. Bassitt was 0-2 with a 6.11 ERA in five starts...
Via Associated Press
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

A's taking no chances with Bassitt's shoulder soreness

Chris Bassitt has been a somewhat pleasant surprise for the Oakland Athletics since being inserted into their rotation earlier this season. His 1-6 record isn't reflective of his stats (2.82 ERA in a little over 73 innings of work), and he's flashed enough promise to appear to be a contender for a rotation spot in 2016. However, his season may be over: On Tuesday, the club scratched...
Via FOX Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bassitt giving away White Sox stuff on Twitter after being traded

Chris Bassitt is packing up and heading west after he was traded to the Oakland A’s this week as part of a deal that will send All-Star pitcher Jeff Samardzija to the Windy City. And he has no intention of bringing any of his old White Sox gear with him. On Wednesday, Bassitt wrote on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien, Chris Bassitt and third player reportedly in Samardzija trade

The Oakland A’s are having another one of their frequent firesales and are stocking up on players while dismantling their major league club. Two weeks ago, the A’s traded MVP candidate Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays. On Monday, they traded outfielder Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second baseman prospect Joey Wendle. They...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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