Anderson met with noted orthopedist Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Florida. Andrews recommended that Anderson receive a platelet rich plasma injection in his elbow and start rehabilitation instead of having surgery. Anderson will be re-evaluated again in three weeks.
Anderson was placed on the 15-day disabled list last week, the third DL stint of his career. He had allowed 14 earned runs in 10 1-3 innings over his last two starts, both losses. He is 3-6 with a 4.00 ERA on the season.
Anderson is one of four Oakland starters on the disabled list, contributing to the team’s 12 losses in 13 games.
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