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Josh Reddick | Outfielder | #22

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (29) / 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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Athletics activated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list.
He'll rejoin the A's lineup immediately, batting third and playing right field against Albert Suarez and the Giants. Reddick had been sidelined since May 19 due to a fractured left thumb. He returns to a .322/.394/.466 line with five homers and 18 RBI in 44 games. Jun 28 - 6:35 PM

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Athletics manager Bob Melvin said that Josh Reddick (thumb) is track to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday.

Reddick, out since May 19 with fractured left thumb, is 3-for-20 (.150) with a homer over five rehab games with Triple-A Nashville. Assuming all goes well Monday, he's expected to return to the A's for Tuesday's game against the Giants. Reddick was batting .322/.394/.466 with five homers and 18 RBI in 44 games prior to the injury. He could become trade bait for Oakland next month if the two sides don't make progress on a contract extension. Joe Stiglich of CSNBayArea.com hears that Reddick is on a preliminary list of players under consideration by the Giants.
Jun 27 - 8:52 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Athletics and Josh Reddick plan to revisit contract extension talks before the trade deadline.

The two sides were unable to work something out previously, as the A's wanted to give Reddick a three-year deal and the outfielder was seeking four years. If a long-term deal isn't worked out, there's a good chance the A's will trade Reddick next month. Rosenthal does note that the club is prepared to hang on to Reddick and give him a qualifying offer over the winter if it comes to that. Reddick is making $6.575 million this season in his final year before free agency.
Jun 26 - 12:23 PM

Josh Reddick (thumb) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Monday in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Nashville.

Reddick was tentatively scheduled to begin his rehab assignment on Sunday, but it ultimately got pushed back to Monday. Athletics manager Bob Melvin said over the weekend that club projects him to return for the first game of the Giants series on June 27. Reddick has been sidelined for over a month with a fractured left thumb.
Jun 21 - 9:13 AM

Josh Reddick (thumb) is tentatively scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Sunday with Triple-A Nashville.

Reddick has been taking swings off of a tee without any issues this week. He has been on the shelf since May 19 with a fractured left thumb. Before landing on the shelf, he was raking to the tune of .322/.394/.466 with five home runs and 18 RBI in 146 at-bats.
Jun 17 - 6:54 PM

Josh Reddick (thumb) could begin a rehab assignment next week.

Reddick has been swinging off the tee without issue, though he is not to the point where he is comfortably catching throws. He has been out of action since May 19, when he fractured his left thumb. Prior to the injury, Reddick was hitting .322/.394/.466 with five homers and 18 RBI over 146 at-bats.
Jun 15 - 7:32 PM

Josh Reddick (thumb) took swings off a tee Monday.

Reddick isn't having any issues with his thumb while hitting, but he's not yet comfortable with the impact when he catches the ball on a throw. There's no clear timetable for him to begin a minor league rehab assignment, but a return by the end of June appears possible if he can avoid setbacks. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since May 19 with a fractured left thumb.
Jun 13 - 7:02 PM

Josh Reddick (thumb) is close to resuming baseball activities including playing catch and taking light swings.

Reddick has been sidelined since mid-May with a fractured thumb. He appears to be right on schedule for the initial 4-6 week timeframe, meaning he could be ready to return to the A's lineup in late June.
Jun 11 - 2:16 PM

Josh Reddick will not require surgery on his left thumb.

Reddick, who fractured his thumb on a head-first slide on Thursday, got the good news while visiting a hand specialist Monday. The expectation is that he'll miss 4-6 weeks, which places his return around late-June or early-July.
May 23 - 9:03 PM

Josh Reddick is scheduled to see a hand specialist on Monday.

The expectation is that he'll be sidelined for the next 4-6 weeks, but the A's will know more and have a clearer timetable after Monday's appointment. Billy Burns, Coco Crisp and Khris Davis will hold down the fort in the A's outfield until Reddick returns.
May 20 - 7:16 PM

Athletics placed OF Josh Reddick on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left thumb.

Reddick injured the thumb Thursday when he caught it on Starlin Castro's cleat while stealing a base. He's expected to be on the shelf for 4-6 weeks. Billy Burns, Coco Crisp and Khris Davis should hold down the outfield spots for the A's while Reddick is out.
May 20 - 3:06 PM

Josh Reddick is likely to be sidelined at least 4-6 weeks after being diagnosed with a fractured left thumb.

Reddick caught the thumb on Starlin Castro's cleat as he stole second base in the seventh inning Thursday. Although he initially remained in the game, he felt too much pain when attempting to put on his glove after the inning and was pulled. X-rays revealed the bad news. Reddick will meet with a hand specialist Friday, at which point a clearer timetable should be available. However, the feeling is that he'll probably miss a month, at minimum.
May 20 - 9:03 AM

Josh Reddick went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a steal in Thursday's loss to the Yankees.

Reddick was the breadwinner on the evening, with his one-out solo homer against Yankees starter Ivan Nova in the fourth inning proving to be the only run of the game for the home team. The 29-year-old outfielder is working on a little baby five-game hitting streak. He is slashing a hearty .322/.394/.466 with five homers, 18 RBI and four steals in 41 games. So far, so good on the health front for the oft-injured Reddick.
May 20 - 1:09 AM

Josh Reddick is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

He's getting a day off with the Rays throwing lefty Matt Moore. Billy Burns is in right field and Coco Crisp is in center. Chris Coghlan is also sitting out, as Tyler Ladendorf is handling second base.

Josh Reddick went 2-for-3 with a run scored in Tuesday's loss to the Red Sox.

He also drew a walk, reaching base in three of his four trips to the plate. Reddick is one of the hottest hitters in baseball right now, having picked up 15 hits and three walks over his last season games. His batting line is up to .325/.387/.472 on the season.
May 10 - 10:53 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
1B1Yonder Alonso
2Max Muncy
2B1Jed Lowrie
2Eric Sogard
3Arismendy Alcantara
SS1Marcus Semien
3B1Danny Valencia
LF1Khris Davis
2Mark Canha
CF1Billy Burns
2Coco Crisp
3Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
2Jake Smolinski
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Kendall Graveman
3Chris Bassitt
4Rich Hill
5Felix Doubront
6Henderson Alvarez
7Sean Manaea
8Daniel Mengden
9Dillon Overton
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Madson
2Sean Doolittle
3John Axford
4Liam Hendriks
5Marc Rzepczynski
6Fernando Rodriguez
7Ryan Dull
8Zach Neal
9Jarrod Parker