Brett Anderson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brett Anderson To Undergo Back Surgery, Out 3 To 5 Months

    MLB Trade Rumors "Dodgers lefty Brett Anderson is set to undergo surgery today on a bulging disk in his back,’s Ken Gurnick reports (Twitter links). Anderson is expected to miss three to five months. The news comes as a major blow to a Dodgers organization that has rolled the dice on several starters..." March 03

  • Dodgers' Anderson turned down multi-year deal to accept qualifying offer

    The Score "Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Brett Anderson is doubling down on himself in 2016. The 27-year-old accepted a one-year, $15.8-million qualifying offer last week, despite acknowledging Monday that he turned down several opportunities with more security. "There were some multi-year offers,..." November 17

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Brett Anderson expected to make his next start.

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Anderson reported significant improvement this morning. Taking MRI right now.

  • Dodgers' Brett Anderson has minor inflammation of Achilles

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Dodgers starter Brett Anderson had an MRI on Wednesday which revealed minor inflammation of his Achilles. Anderson left his start on Tuesday after suffering the injury in the third inning. " July 22

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    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    Not saying it will happen, but #Rockies are still interested in signing Brett Anderson to a more team-friendly deal. #Royals, #Astros, too

  • Anderson slated for back surgery Thursday "Rockies left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson will undergo surgery to repair a disk in his lower back Thursday in Phoenix, head athletic trainer Keith Dugger said Monday. Anderson left an Aug. 5 start against the Cubs after three innings with back pain, and the issue did not improve with rest and..." August 12

  • Rockies pitchers Brett Anderson, Tyler Chatwood make progress toward returning

    Denver Post "Help can be seen on the not-so-far horizon. Injured Rockies starting pitchers Brett Anderson and Tyler Chatwood are making significant strides toward returning, possibly before the all-star break. Anderson, a lefty, had the surgically implanted pins removed from his left index finger..." May 28

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from #Athletics for Drew Pomeranz and Chris Jensen.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Rockies, #Athletics again talking about Brett Anderson. Also had discussions last week. @TroyRenck first to mention revival.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Athletics, #Rockies discussed trade for A’s LHP Brett Anderson yesterday, but could not find a match. Talks unlikely to revive.

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Sources: Yankees among many teams showing interest in A's starter Brett Anderson. A's likely to deal him at Winter Meetings.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Other teams believe #Athletics not done today or at leaat this week. #BlueJays remain "infatuated" with Brett Anderson, an ML exec says.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Oakland is said to be working through Brett Anderson trade possibilities; Seattle and Cleveland are among the interested teams.

  • Brett Anderson could hit trading block, especially if A's keep Colon

    CBS Sports "A's lefthander Brett Anderson, the team's Opening Day starter in 2013, could become available in trade. Whether Anderson is ultimately traded may depend on whether the A's are able to re-sign Bartolo Colon. Oakland is aiming to make a one-year deal with Colon, who turned out to be the ace of..." November 12

  • Athletics may look to trade left-hander Brett Anderson, Blue Jays believed to have interest

    Hardball Talk "Oakland is stocked with good young starting pitching. Which makes Brett Anderson — who finished the year in the bullpen — a potential trade candidate this winter. Anderson carries an $8 million club option for 2014. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Susan Slusser: It’s possible that the A’s..." October 20

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Anderson unlikely to join rotation again this year. Says Melvin "At this point he looks to just be a bullpen guy."

  • Anderson OK with bullpen role

    San Francisco Chronicle "Opening Night-starter-turned-reliever Brett Anderson got his first taste of coming in to work in a tight game Monday his second appearance out of the bullpen since coming off the disabled list. Anderson gave up a hit and a walk struck out two and got one double-play ball. So what is the plan..." September 03

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Melvin: "We're going to have a tough time starting Brett at this point." Expect Anderson to be activated in Detroit pitch out of bullpen.

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Anderson to make another start Thursday location TBD. After that Melvin said it's possible he could rejoin team.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Anderson threw 31 pitches in two inning simulated game yesterday and he'll have another on Saturday. #Athletics

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Anderson threw a 57-pitch bullpen today. Again no issues. Nothing set in stone but have to think rehab assignment begins within a week.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Brett Anderson threw 25-35 pitch bullpen and it went well.

  • Brett Anderson to miss four-plus weeks; Hideki Okajima joins A’s

    San Francisco Chronicle "The A’s just announced that Brett Anderson has a stress fracture in his right foot and will be re-evaluated again in four weeks, which means he will be out closer to two months, or maybe more, because obviously he will have to go through rehab and build his innings back up. Anderson told me the..." May 17

  • A's won't get Brett Anderson back this week

    Oakland Tribune "A's pitcher Brett Anderson is still feeling soreness in his sprained right ankle and won't be activated from the disabled list when he becomes eligible Thursday. There was hope that he could start Friday's game against the Kansas City Royals, but after testing the ankle Tuesday, Anderson..." May 16

  • Melvin in need of rotation depth if Straily can't rebound

    CSN Bay Area "The A’s went their separate ways to enjoy a much-needed day off Thursday, but there’s an issue waiting for them when they get back. Brett Anderson won’t return anytime soon because of a nagging ankle injury, and the A’s need to identify a suitable replacement for him in the starting..." May 16

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Brett Anderson can still feel that troublesome ankle; he's not sure when he will come off DL to start. #Athletics

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Anderson says he had no issue with ankle yesterday. He'll test it out today but already feels he'll be ready to make next start with A's.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    In non-replay news, Melvin says Brett Anderson will get rehab start on Sunday, likely to rejoin rotation following Fri. if all goes well.

  • A's place Crisp, Anderson on DL

    CSN Bay Area "The A’s announced today they have placed outfielder Coco Crisp on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 30 with a strained left hamstring and added left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson to the 15-day DL effective today with a sprained right ankle. To fill their roster spots, the club have..." May 01

  • Cespedes on pace to return to A's on Sunday, Anderson on track for Wednesday "Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes participated in batting practice on Monday for the first time since hitting the disabled list, his injured left hand appearing to be no issue. That's an extremely encouraging sight for the A's, who expect Cespedes to continue taking swings in Boston before beginning a..." April 22

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Brett Anderson is better today, increasing chances he makes his next start, but #Athletics won't know for sure until tomorrow.

  • A's pitcher Brett Anderson injured, leaves game in first inning

    Oakland Tribune "A's pitcher Brett Anderson suffered a strained right trapezius muscle after just eight pitches Sunday when he tried to cover third base on an error and collided awkwardly with Arizona Diamondbacks baserunner Adam Eaton. The 25-year-old left-hander said he came out of the game for precautionary..." March 11

  • Brett Anderson to start A's opener

    San Francisco Chronicle "Much like Brett Anderson himself, the news Thursday that he will be Oakland's Opening Day starter was low-key. It has been evident since Brandon McCarthy left as a free agent that Anderson, 25, would be the A's top starter this season, particularly considering how well he performed after..." March 01

  • Oakland A's name Brett Anderson opening day starter

    San Jose Mercury News "The biggest open secret in A's camp is a secret no more. Brett Anderson will be the A's opening day starter, and as his reward the left-hander gets a Game 1 matchup with Seattle ace Felix Hernandez April 1 in the Coliseum. Anderson has known about it for a couple of days, and all of the..." February 28

  • A's look to Anderson for leadership

    San Francisco Chronicle "At this point last year, Brett Anderson was rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, but was something of an afterthought - Manny Ramirez even mistook him for the A's video coordinator. This season, Anderson is front and center. The left-hander, still only 25, is one of the best young starters in the..." February 12

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