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Josh Reddick | Outfielder | #22

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/19/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Middle Georgia JC
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 17 (0) / BOS
Contract: view contract details
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John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports that the Athletics and Josh Reddick are expected to discuss a contract extension.
The A's mentioned early on in the offseason that they'd like to talk to Reddick about a long-term deal, and Hickey says the outfielder is now ready to listen with arbitration behind them. Reddick hit .272/.333/.449 with 20 home runs and 77 RBI for Oakland last season and will turn 29 next month. He's currently slated to hit free agency after the 2016 campaign. Jan 24 - 1:57 PM

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Athletics and OF Josh Reddick avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.575 million contract.

It was Reddick's final year of arbitration eligibility. The veteran outfielder hit .272/.333/.449 with 20 home runs and 77 RBI last season.
Jan 15 - 5:13 PM

A's vice president Billy Beane said Monday that Josh Reddick is a candidate for a contract extension.

Reddick is entering his final offseason of salary arbitration and can become a free agent following the 2016 campaign. The 28-year-old outfielder made $4.1 million in 2015 while batting .272/.333/.449 with 20 home runs and 77 RBI. He also added 10 stolen bases, providing nice value as a late-round fantasy pick.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 03:14:00 PM

Josh Reddick went 1-for-2 with a walk and two stolen bases in Thursday's loss to the Rangers.

Reddick entered the game with just eight steals on the season, but he felt frisky enough to swipe two bags in Thursday's loss to the Rangers. The oft-injured outfielder is hitting .273/.333/.459 with 20 homers and 75 RBI. This is now the second season of his career in which he's stolen double-digit bases. Look out, Ricky Henderson.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 07:13:00 PM

Josh Reddick is not in the Athletics starting lineup against the Astros on Saturday.

He'll take a seat against tough opposing southpaw Scott Kazmir. Jake Smolinski will start in left field for the A's while Craig Gentry will get the call in right field.
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 03:28:00 PM

Josh Reddick finished 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored as the Athletics pounded the White Sox 17-6 on Tuesday.

Reddick did the majority of his work in a 10-run fourth inning, blasting a two-run homer early in the frame before adding a two-run single later in the same inning. The A's finished with 19 hits on the evening. Reddick has been red hot in recent days, going 8-for-17 with two homers, five RBI and seven runs scored in his last four games. The outfielder is batting .280/.336/462 with 18 homers, 73 RBI and 61 runs scored overall.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 12:05:00 AM

Josh Reddick homered in the Athletics' 14-inning, 8-7 loss to the White Sox on Monday.

Reddick finished 1-for-5 in the affair, drilling a solo home run in the seventh inning to make it a 7-3 game. The outfielder is hitting a productive .278/.333/.455 with 17 home runs and 69 RBI on the year.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 02:02:00 AM

Josh Reddick went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Wednesday's loss to the Astros.

Reddick took Astros starter Collin McHugh deep for a two-run homer to cap off a four-run fifth by the A's. They wouldn't score again in the game, ultimately losing 11-5. A notoriously injury-prone offensive player, Reddick's managed to (mostly) stay healthy in 2015. He's hitting .274/.329/.449 with 16 homers and 68 RBI over 452 at-bats.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015 01:53:00 AM

Josh Reddick (illness) finished 1-for-2 in the A's loss to the Mariners on Sunday.

Reddick was held out of the starting lineup due to illness, but he entered as a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning and then took over in right field for the remainder of the game. Reddick should start Monday's series opener against the Astros.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 08:31:00 AM

Josh Reddick (illness) is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

Reddick exited Saturday's game with an illness. He should be fine in a day or two. Jake Smolinski is taking his spot in right field.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 01:29:00 PM

Josh Reddick left Saturday's game against the Mariners with an illness.

He struck out swinging in his only at-bat of the night. Jason Pridie came on to take Reddick's place in right field. Reddick has enjoyed a nice bounce-back year, hitting .278 with a .452 slugging percentage. Consider him day-to-day.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 10:09:00 PM

Josh Reddick went 3-for-5 with two RBI singles and a solo home run in Monday's win against the Mariners.

Reddick contributed to the Athletics' seven-run fifth inning with an RBI single. He'd add another RBI single in the seventh, then tack on a solo home run in the ninth. It's been a tough August for Reddick, but he still has a productive .282/.331/.458 triple-slash line with 15 home runs and 64 RBI.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 01:32:00 AM

Josh Reddick is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

He's on the bench with the Orioles throwing lefty Wei-Yin Chen. Sam Fuld is in right field in Reddick's place.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 11:11:00 AM

Josh Reddick went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Saturday's loss to the Orioles.

Reddick jumped on a Miguel Gonzalez offering for a solo homer in the third inning. The injury-prone outfielder is hitting .282/.332/.460 with 14 dingers and 61 RBI in 107 games. He won't be matching the career-best 32 homers he launched in 2012, but there's still an outside chance he cracks the 20-tater mark.
Sat, Aug 15, 2015 09:47:00 PM

Josh Reddick (back) went 2-for-4 with a double in Thursday afternoon's loss to the Blue Jays.

Reddick doubled off of Roberto Osuna with two outs in the ninth inning and his team trailing 4-2. The A's would be unable to bring Reddick home, falling by that final score. This was the first full game he's played in this week, as he's dealing with lower back stiffness. Injuries have always been the outfielder's bugaboo, but his 2015 campaign has been largely a healthy one and he's hitting a solid .279/.329/.449 with 13 home runs and 60 RBI. He's even felt frisky enough to steal five bases.
Thu, Aug 13, 2015 03:12:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
1B1Yonder Alonso
2Max Muncy
2B1Jed Lowrie
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3B1Danny Valencia
LF1Coco Crisp
2Khris Davis
3Mark Canha
CF1Billy Burns
2Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
2Andrew Lambo
3Jake Smolinski
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Jesse Hahn
3Chris Bassitt
4Rich Hill
5Henderson Alvarez
6Kendall Graveman
7Jarrod Parker
8Sean Nolin
9Felix Doubront
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Madson
3John Axford
4Liam Hendriks
5Fernando Rodriguez
6Marc Rzepczynski
7Ryan Dull
8R.J. Alvarez
9Aaron Brooks