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The Rise of the Los Angeles Angels

It was supposed to be Oakland’s division to lose, remember? It was always supposed to be Oakland. Then one day, the Los Angeles Angels decided they finally wanted to play to their level of potential, and then some, clinching the AL West on Wednesday. I had Oakland winning the West this season, as did many people around the country, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t expect...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

His team’s awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise’s chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record of 59-81, the third-worst mark in baseball. Towers led the Diamondbacks...
Via Rumors and Rants
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Low-budget A’s make big-market play

On some Major League teams this year Tommy Milone, with his six wins and 3.55 ERA, would be approaching the level of Ace.  On this year’s Oakland Athletics squad, even with season-ending injuries to AJ Griffin and Jarrod Parker, he has been reduced,  to the role of Triple-A insurance policy. The A’s have been the league’s most dominant team this year, at least according to...
Via Brush Back Pitch
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Braden Gets a New Gig, Jarrod Parker’s Outlook and Thoughts on Pablo Sandoval’s Contract Situation

Dallas Braden has landed a new gig. The former Oakland Athletics lefty will join the lineup on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight as a studio analyst, according to a story on the network’s website. It’s great news and well-deserved for the starter, whose promising career was cut short by a shoulder injury after just five seasons. Ultimately, though, I think that the fiery Braden, who...
Via BaySportsNet
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy John Update: Melden Undergoes Second Procedure, Parker Scheduled, Beachy Awaits

Kris Medlen got the very unwelcome word earlier this week that would confirm his suspicion. He would need to undergo his second season ending Tommy John surgery (medically known as ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction).Medlen last pitched on March 9th and was removed from the game in the fourth inning after experiencing elbow discomfort. That's when all the ugly suspicion...
Via The Sports Blogette
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker will each require a second Tommy John surgery

The news is not good for the 2013 NL East Champion Atlanta Braves and the 2013 AL West Champion Oakland Athletics – each team is losing one of their most valuable pitchers from last season to the same injury. Both Kris Medlen and Jarrod Parker will miss the 2014 season because of Tommy John surgery, the second such surgery for each player. The 28-year old Medlen had a 3.11 ERA...
Via The Outside Corner
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Parker’s season comes to an end

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker needs to have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar-collateral ligament in his right (pitching) elbow confirmed Susan Slusser. Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery again. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 17, 2014 As is the standard case with this procedure, Parker will be out for this entire 2014 season. “We’re...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy John Surgery Claims Kris Medlen and Jarrod Parker

Baseball continues to lose young talented pitchers to Tommy John surgery at an alarming rate.  The Atlanta Braves will be without Kris Medlen this season and the Oakland Athletics have lost Jarrod Parker as well.  Last season the New York Mets sent Matt Harvey under the knife and he will miss most, if not all of this season.Kris Medlen completed his first full season as...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Parker to undergo second Tommy John surgery

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker will undergo his second Tommy John surgery on March 25. The Athletics pitcher will miss the entire 2014 season but should be ready in time for the 2015 season. Jarrod Parker will undergo Tommy John surgery next Tuesday, A's announce. — Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) March 17, 2014 A.J. Griffin (elbow) is also on the shelf meaning that Jesse Chavez...
Via Tireball.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Ace Jarrod Parker Needs Elbow Surgery, Will Miss 2014 MLB Season

PHOENIX — Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season. Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on Oct. 28, 2009, when Parker was with Arizona. Parker is to have surgery again on March 25. Parker had a 10.61 ERA in three spring training starts. He becomes the...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics' Jarrod Parker will have Tommy John surgery, out for season

The results are in for Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker, and they are not good. Parker saw Dr. James Andrews on Monday about the forearm strain he suffered over the weekend, and Dr. Andrews has determined that the young and talented pitcher will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2014 season. The team announced the news Monday afternoon.Jarrod Parker...
Via MLB Injury News
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Parker To Miss 2014 Season with Second Tommy John Surgery

The Oakland Athletics had a curveball thrown into their plans (pardon the pun) of three-peating as AL West Division Champs Monday morning when it was announced that planned opening day starter Jarrod Parker would undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2014 season. Parker had recently been shut down following the revelation that he was experiencing forearm tightness in his...
Via BaySportsNet
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A's RHP Jarrod Parker needs elbow surgery, will miss season

Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season. 
Via FOXSports.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Parker needs elbow surgery and will miss season

PHOENIX (AP) Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season.
Via FOXSports.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John Surgery

The Oakland Athletic’s rotation has taken a hit. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Jarrod Parker will have Tommy John surgery, and miss the entire 2014 season. The A’s later confirmed the news on Twitter. Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery again. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 17, 2014 Jarrod Parker will undergo a second “Tommy John”...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics' Jarrod Parker sees Dr. Andrews Monday, A.J. Griffin out three weeks

On Saturday, our own Kerry Kauffman reported that Oakland Athletics starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin developed arm troubles that could put them out of action for a significant time. The Athletics have some word on Griffin, and they will await the results of Parker's visit with Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Here are the latest updates on both pitchers, courtesy...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics

What a difference a day makes. Shortly after I published the Texas Rangers 2014 preview on Friday the Athletics announced that starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin would likely miss the beginning of the regular season. Parker was slated to be the A’s opening day starting pitcher. Additions: Craig Gentry, Scott Kazmir, Jim Johnson, Luke Gregerson, Drew Pomeranz, Eric...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Lose A.J. Griffin & Jarrod Parker

The Oakland Athletics were all set to start the 2014 MLB season with a starting rotation of Jarrod Parker, Scott Kazmir, Sonny Gray, Dan Straily and A.J. Griffin.  It looks like Griffin and Parker will start the season on the DL now.  A.J. has some elbow issues, while Jarrod is experiencing forearm tightness.  They combined for 397 innings pitched last year, and without Bartolo...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Jarrod Parker to get MRI on elbow

Oakland Athletics starter Jarrod Parker is set to have an MRI scan on his throwing elbow, according to MLB.com’s Jane Lee. Parker has reportedly been feeling tightness in the elbow area and although it does not sound like it is a significant problem, Oakland wants to make sure there isn’t a more serious problem there. Jarrod Parker getting an MRI on elbow. Was feeling tightness...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

A's may use Bartolo Colon and Jarrod Parker in relief in Game Five

When it's win or go home, teams will pull out all the stops.  The Oakland Athletics seem to be doing just that.  Manager Bob Melvin has indicated that he may make two of his core starting pitchers available out of the bullpen if necessary tonight. According to Jane Lee of MLB.com, Melvin said he is thinking over a possible decision to use Bartolo Colon and Jarrod Parker...
Via MLB Injury News
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s slug Tigers, take 2-1 series lead

DETROIT, MI- With the series tied 1-1 going into Game 3, Californians had to adjust for “morning” baseball as the Tigers and A’s got set to play at 1pm EST. Many complained of the television coverage on MLB Network but those who did see the game couldn’t have witnessed anything worse than what TBS was putting out over the weekend. However, on the diamond, it was Anibal Sanchez...
Via The Farm Club
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

A's beat Twins, magic number now 1

The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo. The A's have won 12 of 15 and are 16 of their last 21, opening a season-high 7 1/2-game lead over second-place Texas entering Saturday. Texas was Kansas City later...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

A's beat Twins 9-1, lower magic number to 1

The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo. The A's have won 12 of 15 and are 16 of their last 21, opening a season-high 7 1/2-game lead over second-place Texas entering Saturday. Texas was Kansas City later...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Parker's streak ends in A's 12-1 loss to Angels

Jarrod Parker spent most of Sunday vomiting and trying to rehydrate in the visiting clubhouse at Texas, even after he was scratched from his start. Back in Oakland on Monday night, he coughed up one of the best streaks going in baseball. Parker allowed eight runs in 4 1-3 innings to end his unbeaten streak at 19 starts, and the Athletics lost 12-1 to the Los Angeles Angels. &...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels end Parker's unbeaten streak, rout A's 12-1

C.J. Wilson pitched seven innings of four-hit ball for his career-best 17th win, and the Los Angeles Angels became the first team in nearly four months to beat Jarrod Parker in a 12-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Kole Calhoun had two of his three RBIs during a five-run fifth inning that chased Parker (11-7), who was 9-0 in 19 starts since a loss at Texas on...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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