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Josh Reddick | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/19/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Josh Reddick (oblique) will play five innings in a minor league game Sunday.
Reddick won't be ready for Opening Day but continues to move in the right direction as he recovers from a straight oblique. The A's figure to backdate a DL move with him, so Reddick could miss minimal time. Mar 29 - 1:14 PM

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Josh Reddick (oblique) is not expected to be ready for Opening Day.

Reddick has progressed in the right direction since tweaking his oblique three weeks ago, but he just doesn't have enough time to prepare for the opener. The outfielder is expected to return to game action over the weekend and isn't expected to miss more than a handful of regular season contests. Ben Zobrist will handle right field until Reddick is ready, with Eric Sogard filling in at second base. Tyler Ladendorf and Billy Burns now have a shot to crack the Opening Day roster.
Mar 27 - 2:13 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) said Friday that he's "shooting for Saturday or Sunday to get back in lineup."

Reddick got through a couple rounds of batting practice Thursday with no issues and now feels ready to test things out in game action. The outfielder has been on the shelf for three weeks but has progressed in the right direction since then. He is not, however, expected to be ready in time for Opening Day.
Mar 27 - 1:19 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) will take two rounds of batting practice Thursday.

It will be his first time taking batting practice since his oblique injury. The 28-year-old has missed most of the month, so he's cutting it very close, but there's still a chance that he could be ready for the start of the season.
Mar 26 - 5:42 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) will take soft tosses for the second straight day Wednesday.

Barring any setbacks, Reddick will advance to taking batting practice Thursday. The hope is that he'll be ready to get into a game this weekend. There's still an outside chance that he'll be ready for Opening Day.
Mar 25 - 12:25 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) will take soft tosses Tuesday.

Reddick suffered a strained right oblique earlier this month and is gradually ramping up activity. There's some hope he could get into a game this weekend, but it depends on how he feels. His status for Opening Day is still in question.
Mar 24 - 1:02 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) could get into a Cactus League game as early as next weekend.

Reddick continues to make progress from an oblique injury. The outfielder hit off a tee Saturday after taking some dry swings Friday. Spring is winding down, but Reddick is still hopeful to be in the lineup on Opening Day.
Mar 22 - 1:41 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) plans to hit off a tee Saturday after taking dry swings Friday.

Reddick is two weeks removed from a strained right oblique and should be ready to return to game action sometime next week if he continues to progress. He should have time to prepare for Opening Day if he can avoid setbacks.
Mar 20 - 3:01 PM

Josh Reddick (oblique) will try swinging a bat Wednesday.

Reddick isn't ready to actually hit yet, but it's just an early test to see how he has progressed from his strained right oblique. His status for Opening Day remains in question.
Mar 18 - 11:58 AM

Josh Reddick (oblique) indicated that he's feeling better Saturday and will attempt to do some throwing.

Reddick has been sidelined for over a week due to a strained right oblique and his status for Opening Day remains in question at the moment. The 28-year-old rebounded from an awful 2013 season to slash .264/.316/.446 with 12 homers and 54 RBI in 363 at-bats for the A's last year.
Mar 14 - 1:03 PM

Josh Reddick has been shut down for the next two weeks due to a right oblique strain.

At this point, his status for Opening Day remains in question. Athletics manager Bob Melvin indicated Saturday that Ike Davis could be tried in the outfield in the event that Reddick isn't available for the start of the regular season.
Mar 7 - 1:01 PM

Josh Reddick was scratched from Friday's lineup due to a right oblique strain.

Oblique strains can be troublesome, but Reddick has enough time to be ready for Opening Day as long as he doesn't suffer a setback. Billy Burns took his spot in the lineup Friday. Reddick batted .264/.316/.446 with 12 longballs for Oakland last season.
Mar 6 - 12:32 PM

Athletics and OF Josh Reddick avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.1 million contract.

Reddick, who was arbitration-eligible for a second time this offseason, batted .264/.316/.446 overall last season but did finish strong. He'll hit in the middle of the Athletics' order in 2015.
Jan 16 - 1:31 PM

Josh Reddick went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple in Sunday's win over the Rangers.

Reddick followed a Brandon Moss double with his seventh triple of the season. He came around to score on a single later in the inning. The outfielder finished strong, hitting .324 (22-for-68) with 14 RBI and 11 runs scored in September. Reddick's regular season ends with a .264/.316/.446 line and 12 homers.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 06:19:00 PM

Josh Reddick belted his 12th home run of the season on Friday as the Athletics topped the Rangers 6-2.

He also singled in the contest, finishing the night 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI. He smashed his solo homer off Nick Tepesch in the fourth inning, then put the game out of reach with a two-run double in the fifth. On the season, he's hitting .256/.310/.427 with 12 long balls and 52 RBI.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 11:39:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
3Bryan Anderson
1B1Ike Davis
2Mark Canha
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3Andy Parrino
3B1Brett Lawrie
LF1Coco Crisp
2Jason Pridie
CF1Sam Fuld
2Craig Gentry
3Billy Burns
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Billy Butler
2Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3Jesse Hahn
4Drew Pomeranz
5Kendall Graveman
6Barry Zito
7Sean Nolin
8Jarrod Parker
9A.J. Griffin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Tyler Clippard
3Eric O'Flaherty
4Dan Otero
5Fernando Abad
6Jesse Chavez
7Evan Scribner
8R.J. Alvarez
9Taylor Thompson
10Pat Venditte
11Kevin Whelan