Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics provided medical
updates on pitchers Jarrod Parker and Sonny Gray, along with outfielder Josh
Parker suffered a right forearm strain which will fortunately only require
offseason rest. The 24-year-old right-hander finished 12-8 with a 3.97 earned
run average in 32 starts, and also posted a win in Game 3 of the ALDS against
Gray underwent an MRI which revealed a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament
in his left thumb which will require surgery at a future date. The rookie
righty went 5-3 with a 2.67 ERA in 12 games (10 starts) since arriving in the
majors in July. He will consult with Dr. Thomas Graham at the Cleveland
Clinic later in the week.
Reddick, who ended up hitting .226 with 12 homers and 56 RBI in 114 games this
past season, is expected to have arthroscopic surgery to repair a sprained
The 26-year-old had surgery on his left wrist in November of 2011 -- performed
by Dr. Mark Belsky of Newton, Mass -- with whom Reddick will consult before
going under the knife.
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