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Are the Oakland Athletics managing a hurt outfield?

The injury bug is floating around the Oakland Athletics outfield, and its sting is affecting A’s star players Josh Reddick and Khris Davis. Since 1989, this nuisance has sidelined Oakland Athletics Most Valuable Players and American League All-Stars. The bug’s significant case appeared in 1989, when right fielder Jose Canseco was hit by a pitch, during a spring training game...
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Reddick could return by Thursday

A's right fielder Josh Reddick is tentatively scheduled to begin a Minor League rehab assignment on Sunday, as he closes in on a return from the disabled list.
6 days ago

A’s Reddick tries batting practice, may go to rehab

Oakland Athletics’ rightfielder Josh Reddick tried batting practice on Friday, and will also do so Saturday. If the sessions go well, he will begin is rehab assignment. Reddick (thumb) is taking BP today and tomorrow. If all goes well, he'll join Nashville for a rehab assignment. — Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) June 17, 2016 Reddick broke his thumb on May 19 in a 4-1 loss...
Via Today's Knuckleball
6 days ago

Reddick fractures thumb in Athletics 4-1 loss to Yankees

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Josh Reddick was trying to make something happen, hoping to put himself into position to score. He's likely to miss a month at minimum as a result of a fractured thumb. ''Frustrating isn't even the right word,'' Reddick said following the Oakland Athletics' 4-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday night. ''I'm ticked off more than anything. I was having...
Via Associated Press
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

A's had to fly home in plane with Giants logo on it

Things got awkward for the Oakland Athletics on Sunday when they had to take a plane adorned with the logo and colors of their Bay Area rivals. The A’s, of course, have a Bay Area rivalry with the San Francisco Giants, who have had considerably more recent success. Most people would argue that they have a better team and a better stadium, and for reasons unclear, they had to take...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Chubb receives Twitter support from star athletes

Georgia running back Nick Chubb suffered a gruesome left leg injury during the first play of UGA’s game against Tennessee Saturday afternoon, sparking heartbreak all around the sports community. A plethora of support from teammates, fellow collegiate athletes and professional athletes alike, quickly began to surface on Twitter. It was tragic watching Chubb’s face on the sidelines...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick sends great 'Dumb and Dumber' tweet about A's

By Anna Fogel Josh Reddick just needed to have a little faith in his general manager. The Oakland Athletics have made some head-scratching moves this offseason, most notably trading their star, Josh Donaldson, to the Toronto Blue Jays on Nov. 28. Like the rest of the baseball world, Reddick was confused by the trade, but he took his doubt a step further and openly criticized his...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick inspires A’s to contact George Michael for possible appearance

Your browser does not support iframes. Ever since Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick began using George Michael’s 1980s sax-fueled ballad “Careless Whisper” as his walk-up music a few weeks ago, those of us who grew up in that era have taken a nostalgic trip back to hose heady days of cheese pop. But if the […] The post Josh Reddick inspires A’s to contact George Michael...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick uses ‘Careless Whisper’ as walk-up song

Allow me the indulgence of nostalgically hearkening back to the halcyon days of my youth by reminiscing about the greatness of Wham! as we marvel at arguably the greatest walk-up song ever used by a major league baseball player. Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick currently is using the George Michael classic slow jam “Careless Whisper” […] The post Maybe it’s better this...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A's outfielder Josh Reddick takes in BoSox game at Fenway

Josh Reddick was back at his old stomping grounds Thursday afternoon. Reddick’s Oakland A’s don’t begin their series with the Boston Red Sox until Friday, but the former Sox outfielder decided to spend his off day watching some of his old teammates play in person. He scored some sweet seats for the Fenway matinee and was even able to take home a souvenir, with his visit coming...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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