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  1. Rockies starter Brett Anderson to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken finger

    Apr 13, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

    Brett Anderson

    The Rockies get some bad news about their lefty hurler.

  2. Brett Anderson leaves Saturday start with finger injury

    Apr 12, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v San Francisco Giants

    Brett Anderson just can’t catch a break.

  3. Mark Trumbo ties D-Backs record after homering in fourth consecutive game

    Apr 6, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    San Francisco Giants v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mark Trumbo has started off his D-Backs career in fashion.

  4. Fun with roster construction, starring the Colorado Rockies

    Mar 29, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

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    The Rockies may have the most interesting and unintentionally hilarious roster going into Opening Day. They’ll carry 14 pitchers, including two that are injured (Jhoulys Chacin and Boone Logan, who don’t count against the 25-man limit), as well as two catchers, only five infielders, and six (six!) outfielders. The rotation will include Jorge De La…

  5. Jorge De La Rosa will get the Opening Day nod for the Rockies

    Mar 9, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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    Jorge De La Rosa will be the Rockies’ Opening Day starter, Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports. The Rockies haven’t made an official announcement yet. It doesn’t come as much as a surprise as his only real competition for the honor was Jhoulys Chacin, but Chacin is dealing with a shoulder strain and may…

  6. 2014 Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Colorado Rockies. The Big Question: Can the Rockies get back over the .500 mark? Rookie manager Walt Weiss led…

  7. Jhoulys Chacin getting MRI on sore right shoulder

    Feb 23, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

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    So, uh, this is some pretty disturbing news for the Rockies … RHP Jhoulys Chacin will undergo a MRI tomorrow because of right shoulder inflammation. He will be shut down until further notice. — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) February 23, 2014 Our own Matthew Pouliot estimates that Chacin is the third-most important player on Colorado’s roster,…

  8. Ian Kinsler rejected a possible trade to the Blue Jays

    Jan 30, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

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    Shi Davidi of SportsNet reports that the Jays had two potential trades fall through this offseason: one for Brett Anderson, one for Ian Kinsler. The Anderson deal fell through due to the Jays’ concern over his health. Kinsler was a different matter: But a potential deal was scuttled by the three-time all-star’s no-trade clause, leaving…

  9. Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from A’s

    Dec 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Tampa Bay Rays

    All the Brett Anderson rumors can stop swirling now: Oakland has traded the left-hander to Colorado in exchange for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-hander Chris Jensen, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Anderson has been mostly injured since mid-2011, throwing just 80 innings during the past two seasons, but he’s still just 25 years old…

  10. Report: Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from Athletics

    Dec 10, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

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    4:32 p.m. EST update: FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Rockies are acquiring Anderson from the A’s in return for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-hander Chris Jensen. Anderson’s addition will likely leave Juan Nicasio and Jordan Lyles battling for one spot in Colorado’s rotation. The A’s still have six starters without him, a total…

  11. The A’s are cooling on the idea of trading Brett Anderson

    Dec 10, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

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    Reported yesterday that he was being viewed by more teams as a “Plan B” trade target, the A’s are reportedly now thinking of not shopping Brett Anderson. Jeff Passan: Sources: Teams believe A’s have cooled on idea of trading Brett Anderson this week. May still go eventually. Just not close to a guarantee. — Jeff…

  12. Great Moments in Players Responding to Tweets About Themselves

    Dec 9, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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    A’s starter Brett Anderson is the subject of a lot of rumors lately. Brett Anderson is also a pretty heavy Twitter user. That leads to things like this: .@Joelsherman1 so I’m like the morning-after pill? — Brett Anderson (@BrettAnderson49) December 9, 2013   Pretty slick, Brett. I also feel like if I were the subject…

  13. 2013 Winter Meetings Preview

    Dec 8, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — Greetings from the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, deep in the dark recesses of the happiest place on Earth. I have been down here with my children since last Tuesday, doing battle with a mouse. The mouse is a worthy adversary. Much respect for him and his hyper-efficiency at separating…

  14. Report: Rockies talked trade for A’s Brett Anderson

    Dec 7, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

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    Athletics’ left-hander Brett Anderson is a very popular name on the trade market and FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal hears that the Rockies are the latest team to ask about him. The two teams had discussions about Anderson yesterday, but Rosenthal hears that they were unable to find a match on a deal. Talks are unlikely…

  15. Yankees among teams interested in Brett Anderson

    Dec 3, 2013, 11:17 PM EDT

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    A’s GM Billy Beane is not done making moves. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports tweeted Tuesday evening that Oakland is “likely to deal” left-hander Brett Anderson at next week’s Winter Meetings and lists the Yankees among the teams showing trade interest. The Blue Jays, Royals, Indians, Twins and Mariners are also thought to be in…

  16. Royals have had internal discussions about trading for Brett Anderson

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT

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    On Twitter, ESPN’s Buster Olney says that the Royals have talked about pursuing Athletics starter Brett Anderson. As Ervin Santana is seeking more than $100 million in free agency, the Royals are looking elsewhere for their starting rotation needs. The Athletics exercised the $8 million option on Anderson’s contract for the 2014 season. He has…

  17. A’s make option calls on Coco Crisp, Brett Anderson, Kurt Suzuki, Chris Young

    Nov 1, 2013, 2:44 PM EDT

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    Oakland announced four decisions on players with options for 2014, exercising their contracts on Coco Crisp and Brett Anderson while declining on Kurt Suzuki and Chris Young. Crisp will make $7.5 million and Anderson will make $8 million, but they chose to buy out Suzuki for $650,000 instead of paying him $8.5 million and bought…

  18. Athletics may look to trade left-hander Brett Anderson, Blue Jays believed to have interest

    Oct 20, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Oakland is stocked with good, young starting pitching. Which makes Brett Anderson — who finished the year in the bullpen — a potential trade candidate this winter. Anderson carries an $8 million club option for 2014. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Susan Slusser: It’s possible that the A’s will pick up Anderson’s option and then…

  19. A’s bullpen finally has an off night

    Oct 8, 2013, 8:52 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Oakland’s bullpen entered Tuesday having gone nine straight games without allowing a run, dating back to Sept. 23. That streak snapped quickly in Game 4, with the bullpen surrendering five runs in two innings in the 8-6 loss. Sean Doolittle allowed the first two runs, one coming on Victor Martinez‘s disputed homer. He hadn’t allowed…

  20. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 29, 2013, 7:05 AM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    Athletics 14, Tigers 4: We had this game on for a bit, got bored and decided to watch some random stuff we had recorded. When the show ended we went back to the game to see the A’s up 14-1. Allison let’s out a big “oh for f***’s sake!” and quickly turns on the “Awesom-O”…

  21. The A’s activate Brett Anderson

    Aug 28, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Brett Anderson has missed four months — his last action was on April 29 — but today they’ve finally activated their Opening Day starter. It was a foot injury which sidelined him. Now he’s back but likely in a relief role given that he’s been out so long.  To clear a roster spot for him…

  22. Athletics hopeful Bartolo Colon will return from DL on Thursday

    Aug 26, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Bartolo Colon landed on the disabled list earlier this month with a right groin strain, but the second-place Athletics hope to get the All-Star right-hander back as soon as he’s eligible this week. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Colon threw 38 pitches in a bullpen session this afternoon without incident. If…

  23. Athletics place Bartolo Colon on 15-day disabled list

    Aug 17, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    The Athletics have placed starter Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. The right-hander apparently suffered the injury while doing flat ground work yesterday. Left-hander Tommy Milone will start in his place tomorrow against the Indians. As a result of Colon’s injury,…

  24. Brett Anderson ready for rehab, may rejoin A’s as reliever

    Aug 14, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

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    Brett Anderson is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday at Triple-A and manager Bob Melvin told Paul Gutierrez of CSNBayArea.com that the left-hander could rejoin the A’s as a reliever in an effort to “get him back quicker.” Anderson hasn’t pitched in a game since April, so in order to build up the…

  25. Athletics option left-hander Tommy Milone to Triple-A

    Aug 3, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

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    On the heels of being knocked around for six runs over 3 2/3 innings last night in a loss to the Rangers, Athletics left-hander Tommy Milone has been optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. Milone surprised with a 3.74 ERA in 31 starts last season, but he has taken a step back his year, posting a 4.39…

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