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Oakland’s Sogard Out at Least Six Weeks

Oakland Athletics infielder Eric Sogard underwent a patella tendon debridement procedure on his left knee on Wednesday. While an official timetable has not been established, it’s expected that Sogard will be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks. Sogard has yet to play in a major-league game this season. Sogard was placed on the disabled list on April 2 with a cervical strain. A...
Via Baseball Essential
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics INF Eric Sogard has surgery on left knee

NEW YORK (AP) Oakland Athletics infielder Eric Sogard has undergone surgery on his left knee. Sogard, who started 87 games at second base last year, went on the disabled list with a cervical strain at the end of spring training. He began an injury rehabilitation assignment early last week with Class A Stockton and started two games but has not played since last Wednesday. Sogard...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics’ infielder Eric Sogard undergoes successful knee surgery

According to a statement released by the club Wednesday, Oakland Athletics’ infielder Eric Sogard has undergone a successful procedure on his left knee to remove loose bodies from inside the leg.  The surgery was performed by renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Florida early Wednesday. The knee injury served as a setback while Sogard already found himself sidelined...
Via Today's Knuckleball
14 days ago

Sogard undergoes surgery on left knee

A's infielder Eric Sogard underwent left knee surgery in Florida on Wednesday, with Dr. James Andrews performing a debridement of the patellar tendon.
14 days ago

Sogard expected to undergo left knee surgery

A's infielder Eric Sogard is expected to undergo left knee surgery, which would likely preclude him from game action until the second half of the season.
18 days ago

Knee surgery scheduled for A’s Eric Sogard; on the plus side, infielder’s disabling shoulder injury has now been cleared up

Eric Sogard’s left knee will require surgery next week, meaning his stay on the DL will be another 6-8 weeks. Infielder Eric Sogard, who began the season on the disabled list with shoulder discomfort, will have his stay on the disabled list extended by perhaps two months by left knee surgery. An MRI on the knee, which has periodically given Sogard trouble the last two seasons...
Via Inside the A's
18 days ago

Sogard has setback, gets MRI on left knee

A's infielder Eric Sogard, who was trying to work his way back from a neck strain, has suffered another setback, this time in the form of knee discomfort.
19 days ago

Oakland A’s trade rumors: Nick Franklin edition

The red-hot Oakland A’s are still searching for a second baseman to help them sail into the postseason. The Athletics typical second basemen, Eric Sogard and Nick Punto, are just not cutting it. Sogard is rarely starting these days due to .194 batting average and Punto is not doing much better with only a .209 AVG and 2 home runs. Additionally, Sogard’s strength is his defense...
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 AL West Spring Training Preview

First off, I would like to say Eric Sogard should be the Face of the MLB; that vote was rigged in David Wright's favor.  Baseball needs more nerdy-looking, glasses-touting, Bernie-leanin', jive-walking players.  But without further ado, here is the AL West Spring Training Showdown. (You can check out the You can check out the AL Central Spring Training Preview here and NL East...
Via Razzball
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Eric Sogard really become The Face of MLB? Let's hope so!

Throughout the offseason, MLB Network has been running their "face of MLB" competition, which relies on fans to vote on Twitter using hashtags. It's enough to drive a person insane if they don't preemptively block the #FaceOfMLB hashtag, because when a player from your favorite team is on the ballot for that day, your timeline is an unreadable mess. Semifinal voting began on Tuesday...
Via Awful Announcing
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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