Brett Anderson

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

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.

07/25/2015

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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.

03/13/2013

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 13, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Anderson Returns From Elbow Surgery

Brett Anderson endured grueling workouts, lost 20 pounds and pushed through the challenging rehab for elbow-ligament replacement surgery with one thing in mind: getting back on the Oakland mound for a meaningful game.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2012