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Forecasting Sonny Gray's future using historical comps

Will he be more like Charles Nagy, or Ricky Romero In 2015, Sonny Gray was the A's lone shining light. After a rookie season in which Gray's electric stuff lit up the playoffs and a second season in which he took another step forward, Gray seemed to solidify himself as an ace in 2015, finishing third in Cy Young voting. There were some questions regarding Gray's ability to miss bats...
Via Athletics Nation
2 days ago

Injury-plagued Athletics win one more game, still last place

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sonny Gray showed up at spring training eight months ago with big aspirations for himself and the Oakland Athletics this season. None of it worked out. He struggled and got injured more than once. That's just the kind of year the A's had, another similar story for the small-budget franchise hit by the injury bug time and again. ''I'm not happy with the way...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonny Gray may be out for year with forearm issue

Not long ago, Sonny Gray was one of baseball’s brightest young pitchers. He has endured something of a lost season in 2016, however, and that season may have already come to an end. According to’s Jane Lee, Gray still isn’t throwing and may not return before season’s end. Sonny Gray is still shut down from throwing. No telling if he'll be able to pitch again this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Athletics place Gray on disabled list for 2nd time this year

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics placed right-hander Sonny Gray on the disabled list Sunday with a strained right forearm a day after he was pulled from his latest start. It's Gray's second stint on the DL this season. He strained his right trapezius muscle and was out from May 21-June 4. An All-Star in 2015, Gray has struggled most of the year following back-to-back...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: A's likely to trade Sonny Gray before deadline

Teams in need of starting pitching probably should give Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics a call before Monday’s non-waiver deadline. There are no new specific deals linked to the A’s, but Oakland likely will trade right-hander Sonny Gray and “would definitely” deal left-hander Rich Hill after he recovers from his blister, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo...
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Rich Hill and Sonny Gray edition

The MLB trade deadline is creeping up and leaving teams less than a month before August 1st halts any trades for the remainder of the season. It is evident that the Kansas City Royals need to pick up a starting pitcher, and with just a few weeks left to do so, they need to make a move. It was obvious last year the Royals won the trade deadline by picking up Johnny Cueto, but with...
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

A’s Expected To Be Sellers At Trade Deadline; Sonny Gray Available?

Is one of the Boston Red Sox’s most coveted pitchers for sale? The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is just around the corner on Aug. 1, and the Oakland Athletics are likely to be sellers, as they sit in dead last in the American League West at 28-41. And the question now is whether the A’s are willing to part ways with Sonny Gray. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo...
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

A's place Sonny Gray on 15-day DL

The hits keep coming for the struggling Oakland Athletics. Just a few days after losing their top hitter from the early part of the season in Josh Reddick, the team placed ace starting pitcher Sonny Gray on the 15-day disabled list. #Athletics place RHP Sonny Gray on the 15-day disabled list (strained right trapezius); recall LHP Daniel Coulombe from Triple-A Nashville — #VoteGreenCollar...
Via Sportsnaut
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Sonny Gray Is Almost Unarmed

Yesterday’s big news was that the Nationals agreed to a long-term extension with Stephen Strasburg. So that’s exciting for him, and for them, but you always have to think about the side-effects of these things. Several people pointed out that, without Strasburg, the upcoming pitching market sucks. And several people also pointed out that, with Strasburg locked up, this puts Billy...
Via Fangraphs
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

DraftKings: David Ortiz, Sonny Gray Among Tom Caron’s Value Picks

The Boston Red Sox continue their four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday at Fenway Park, and David Ortiz is a good play on DraftKings daily fantasy baseball games. Ortiz is one of Tom Caron’s value picks for today, which he’ll be selecting throughout the season. Boston’s designated hitter has 10 hits on the season, eight of which have gone for extra bases...
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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