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Doctor clears Gray to throw ahead of schedule

A's ace Sonny Gray has been cleared to resume throwing just two weeks after being diagnosed with a moderate strain of the lat muscle on the right side of his back.
8 days ago

American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017

The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career year, or even a resurgent return from an injury candidate. Despite the well-earned reputation of being an offensive-driven league...
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A's lose Gray for a while, Rangers shut down Cashner

Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray will begin the season on the disabled list with a lat strain and has been shut down from throwing for the next three weeks. A's general manager David Forst said Thursday there's no timetable for the right-hander beyond the preliminary stretch. This is a big blow to the A's and Gray, who was eager to start fresh following a forgettable 2016. He...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics' Sonny Gray to begin season on disabled list

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray will begin the season on the disabled list with a lat strain and has been shut down from throwing for the next three weeks. The team made the announcement Thursday, and general manager David Forst said there's no timetable for the right-hander beyond the preliminary stretch. This is a big blow to the A's and Gray, who was eager...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sonny Gray to miss first three weeks of regular season

According to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser, A’s pitcher Sonny Gray will be out for the first three weeks of the regular season. Slusser announced on Twitter Thursday the delay was due to a lat strain. The 2015 All-Star was once talked about as a possible Cy Young Award winner during the same season when he posted a 3.08 ERA with 169 strikeouts in 208 innings.Since...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

A's ace Sonny Gray ready to leave disappointing 2016 behind

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sonny Gray is starting fresh, ready to be Oakland's reliable ace again. His forgettable 2016 season is behind him, and that's a positive thing considering last year began in frustration. Gray was scratched from his scheduled outing opening day because of food poisoning and never had the kind of season he envisioned as the leader of the rotation. Two stints...
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February 10, 2017  |  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...
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August 14, 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

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...
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May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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