Brett Anderson

#30 SP / Oakland Athletics / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 lb Age: 30 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Surrenders two runs in three innings

      Brett Anderson gave up two earned runs on four hits while striking out five across three innings in Sunday's loss to the Angels. He did not factor into the decision.The left-hander allowed a two-run home run in the first inning before settling down for the remainder of his brief outing. With the Oakland Athletics looking ahead toward the postseason, manager Bob Melvin kept Anderson on a limited pitch count during the regular-season finale. In 17 starts this year, Anderson tallied a 4.48 ERA with 47 strikeouts over 80.1 innings.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Hit hard by Seattle

      Brett Anderson allowed five runs on seven hits while striking out three over 2.1 innings in Tuesday's extra-innings loss to the Mariners. He did not factor into the decision.Oakland's offense provided Anderson with a 3-0 lead before he took the mound in the first, and then again with a 6-3 advantage in the second inning, but the 30-year-old squandered both leads. The southpaw was taken deep for a three-run shot in the first inning by Nelson Cruz and a solo homer in the third by Jean Segura before exiting. The outing pushed up his ERA nearly a half run to 4.42, but he'll get a chance to bounce back against the Angels in the regular-season finale Sunday.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Start pushed to Tuesday

      Brett Anderson will get the start Tuesday against Seattle, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.Anderson was initially expected to take the hill Monday in the series opener, but Daniel Mengden will start instead. Anderson owns a 3.96 ERA with 39 strikeouts over 75 innings this season.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Sharp in win

      Brett Anderson (4-5) got the win Wednesday, shutting out the Angels over 6.2 innings with three strikeouts while allowing three hits without a walk.Anderson wasn't overpowering Wednesday, inducing just five swinging strikes while throwing 48 of 82 pitches for strikes, but he was able to scatter a trio of singles to stifle the Angels. Since the start of August, the southpaw has gone 6.2 innings without allowing a run four times, lowering his ERA to 3.96. Next up is a road tilt in Seattle on Monday.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Takes loss Thursday

      Brett Anderson (3-5) suffered the loss Thursday night against the Orioles, allowing four earned runs, seven hits and one walk while striking out two over 3.1 innings.Anderson made his first start after a trip to the disabled list, and he only managed to throw 59 pitches in the short outing. All seven of the hits he allowed were singles, and he yielded a pair of runs in the first and fourth frames. His ERA now sits at 4.35 for the season, and he'll look to bounce back in his next scheduled start Wednesday against the Angels.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Activated ahead of start

      Brett Anderson (forearm) was activated from the 10-day disabled list ahead of his scheduled start against the Orioles on Thursday.Anderson is set to rejoin the rotation after spending a little more than two weeks on the shelf with a forearm strain. The veteran southpaw will look to pick up where he left off prior to suffering the injury, as he owns an impressive 2.83 ERA and 0.90 WHIP through seven second-half starts.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Listed as Thursday's starter

      Brett Anderson (forearm) is listed as the starter Thursday against the Orioles, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.Anderson hit the disabled list in late August with a left forearm strain. If he's indeed able to return Thursday, he'll wind up missing just over two weeks. He was able to throw 45 pitches in a simulated game Sunday without setbacks.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: One step closer to return

      Brett Anderson (forearm) experienced no setbacks Sunday, a day after his 45-pitch simulated game, and is being considered to start either Wednesday or Thursday versus the Orioles, Michael Wagaman of MLB.com reports.Manager Bob Melvin had indicated Saturday that how Anderson felt Sunday would largely dictate the path forward for the veteran southpaw. With Anderson having apparently emerged from his workload without any complications, he's poised to make a return just a few days over the minimum 10 days his disabled list stint required.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Feels good following sim game

      Brett Anderson (forearm) got through a 45-pitch simulated game without setbacks Saturday, Michael Wagaman of MLB.com reports.The veteran southpaw threw 15 pitches per inning as planned and felt good immediately afterward. Manager Bob Melvin indicated the process was certainly a step in the right direction but added how Anderson felt Sunday would largely determine whether he'd be activated during the team's upcoming road trip.

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      Athletics' Brett Anderson: Sim game set

      Brett Anderson (forearm) will throw three 15-pitch innings in a simulated game Saturday, Michael Wagaman of MLB.com reports.The veteran lefty is shooting to rejoin the starting rotation at some point over the Oakland Athletics' upcoming six-day road trip that consists of stops in Baltimore and Tampa. Anderson got through a bullpen session Wednesday free of setbacks, and Saturday's projected 45-pitch workload could be the final step before he's deemed ready for activation.

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