Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
A person with knowledge of the Deal says the Oakland Athletics have dealt left-hander Brett Anderson to the Colorado Rockies for lefty Drew Pomeranz and minor league pitcher Chris Jensen.
Coco Crisp makes the Oakland Athletics go from the top of the order, and figures to be doing so again in 2014.
The A’s won their 16th division title in 2013, but bowed out with a disappointing ALDS loss (again).
Brett Anderson could hardly be happier about returning to the postseason, even if it’s in a much different role than he’s accustomed to with the Oakland Athletics.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Oakland Athletics survived a shaky night from the bullpen to extend their AL West lead with a 9-8 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
The Oakland Athletics say left-hander and opening day starter Brett Anderson has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot that will require further rest and time on the disabled list.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp and left-hander Brett Anderson have been put on the 15-day disabled list.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brett Anderson was scheduled to make his next start on Monday night against the Los Angeles Angels.
Brett Anderson (1-4) was hit hard for the third straight start, giving up six runs on eight hits in four-plus innings. In the last three, he’s been tagged for 17 runs in 10 2-3 innings.