Player Page

Josh Reddick | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/19/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Josh Reddick will not be optioned to Triple-A.
There was some speculation that Reddick could be sent down to make room on the roster for Craig Gentry (back), but he was seen taking early batting practice Friday. Reddick has just three singles in his first 29 at-bats this season and is not in the lineup Friday for the second straight game. Apr 11 - 5:58 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Josh Reddick could be optioned to Triple-A Sacramento to make room for the return of Craig Gentry (back) from the disabled list.

The A's have yet to officially make any moves, but it's notable that Reddick is absent from the lineup for a second straight day Friday while Sam Fuld is playing again. Reddick is off to a rotten start this season after last year's disappointment, picking up just three singles in his first 29 at-bats.
Apr 11 - 5:13 PM

Josh Reddick is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

It appears to just be a day off with Reddick off to a 2-for-20 start. Sam Fuld is getting the start in right field Sunday.
Apr 6 - 12:27 PM

Josh Reddick went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs batted in as the Athletics defeated the Reds 8-4 on Tuesday.

Reddick hit a solo shot in the fifth inning off of Jeff Francis, his second of the spring. The slugger only hit 12 homers last season due to wrist problems, but Reddick hopes off-season surgery allows him to bounce back and hit 32 homers like he did in 2012.
Mar 25 - 7:08 PM

Josh Reddick was removed from Friday's Cactus League contest against the Giants for what is being called "contact lens complications."

Well, that's a first. Of course if it were a regular season game, Reddick would've likely found a way to remain in the game. The 27-year-old is having a nice spring, slashing .333/.359/.500 with a homer and 10 RBI and looks like a nice bounce-back candidate in 2014.
Mar 21 - 10:37 PM

Josh Reddick went 2-for-2 with a double against the Brewers on Thursday.

Reddick singled in the first, contributing to the Athletics' two-run opening frame. He doubled in the fourth but was stranded. Reddick underwent off-season wrist surgery and his hoping to recapture the form that allowed him to slug 32 home runs in 2012.
Feb 27 - 6:12 PM

Josh Reddick said on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM on Monday that his surgically-repaired right wrist is now 100 percent.

Reddick underwent arthroscopic surgery on his wrist at the end of October, but he completed his rehab 10 days ago and will enter spring training with no restrictions. It's fair to wonder if he'll need some time before his power resurfaces, but he makes for a solid buy-low in the late rounds of mixed league fantasy drafts this spring.
Feb 17 - 5:11 PM

Athletics and OF Josh Reddick avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.7 million contract.

Reddick requested $3.25 million and the A's had offered $2 million, so the deal is just above the midpoint between the two numbers. The soon-to-be 27-year-old will have two more years of arbitration before he hits free agency. He's locked in as a starter in Oakland's outfield for the upcoming season.
Feb 15 - 10:41 PM

Jane Lee of MLB.com reports the Athletics and Josh Reddick have avoided arbitration with a one-year deal.

The terms of the deal weren't given. Last season was a down year for Reddick, who batted .226/.307/.379 after a 32-home run campaign in 2012. He added muscle over the offseason in an attempt to stay stronger this year, and he should enjoy a bit of a bounceback in 2014.
Feb 15 - 9:21 PM

Josh Reddick said on 95.7 The Game on Wednesday morning that his weight is up to 195 pounds.

Jane Lee of MLB.com notes that he's now 15 pounds above his listed weight, so he has apparently packed on some muscle over the winter. Reddick struggled last season prior to undergoing wrist surgery in October, but he makes for an intriguing sleeper pick in the late-rounds of mixed league drafts this year.
Feb 12 - 11:43 AM

John Hickey of the Oakland Tribune reports that the Athletics and Josh Reddick are expected to reach a deal on Saturday near the midpoint of the arbitration figures the two sides exchanged.

Reddick requested $3.25 million and was offered $2 million from the A's when numbers were exchanged on Friday. Look for the two sides to meet right around the midpoint of $2.625 million and avoid having to go to arbitration.
Jan 18 - 11:57 AM

Josh Reddick requested $3.25 million and was offered $2 million from the Athletics when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.

After his offensive explosion in 2012, the 26-year-old outfielder came crashing back to Earth in 2013 when he slashed .226/.307/.379 with 12 homers and 56 RBI in 114 games. The two sides should be able to find common ground in the neighborhood of $2.6 million.
Jan 17 - 11:00 PM

Josh Reddick underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday afternoon on his sprained right wrist.

The procedure was deemed a success and Reddick is expected to be ready for the start of spring training next February. He'll be looking to bounce back from a down 2013.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 04:35:00 PM

Josh Reddick, Nick Markakis and Shane Victorino have been named finalists for the American League Gold Glove award in right field.

Reddick won the award last year and is a strong candidate again this season, but he faces stiff competition with Victorino, who had a terrific year defensively. Victorino won three Gold Gloves during his time as a center fielder. The winner will be announced next week.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 10:40:00 AM

Josh Reddick is expected to require arthroscopic surgery on his sprained right wrist.

Reddick should be fully recovered from that wrist procedure by the start of spring training next February. The 26-year-old outfielder had a down year offensively in 2013 and will be looking to bounce back in his first year of arbitration-eligibility next season.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 02:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1John Jaso
2Derek Norris
1B1Daric Barton
2B1Eric Sogard
2Alberto Callaspo
3Nick Punto
SS1Jed Lowrie
2Jake Elmore
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Coco Crisp
2Craig Gentry
3Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Brandon Moss
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3A.J. Griffin
4Dan Straily
5Jesse Chavez
6Tommy Milone
7Jarrod Parker
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jim Johnson
2Ryan Cook
3Luke Gregerson
4Sean Doolittle
5Dan Otero
6Eric O'Flaherty
7Drew Pomeranz
8Fernando Abad
9Fernando Rodriguez