Tue, 25 Mar 2008 14:50:30 -0700
Bill Chastain, of MLB.com, reports the Tampa Bay Rays have named former P Brian J. Anderson as the team's assistant to pitching coach Jim Hickey. Anderson tried to comeback this season after suffering a major injury during the 2005 season, but suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament and flexor mass muscle during a spring training game.
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 16:09:15 -0700
The St. Petersburg Times reports Tampa Bay Rays P Brian J. Anderson's (elbow) career is over after suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament and a torn flexor mass muscle in his throwing elbow Wednesday, March 12.
Wed, 05 Mar 2008 10:42:30 -0800
Marc Topkin, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Rays P Brian J. Anderson (elbow) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday, March 5, and get into a game Saturday, March 8. Anderson is three to four weeks ahead of schedule in his comeback.
Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:04:11 -0800
Marc Topkin, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Rays P Brian J. Anderson (elbow) threw live batting practice Sunday, Feb. 24, for the first time since 2006. According to manager Joe Maddon, Anderson appeared to be ahead of schedule in his comeback.
Fri, 01 Feb 2008 13:30:56 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Tampa Bay Rays have signed free-agent RP Brian J. Anderson (Rangers) to a minor league contract. He has been invited to spring training.
Thu, 31 Jan 2008 19:24:45 -0800
Jack Etkin, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Colorado Rockies are not interested in signing free-agent RP Brian J. Anderson (Rangers) after watching him throw for team scouts and trainers. The Rockies told Anderson that he would not likely break spring training camp with the Rockies if he signed a contract with the team, and could start in their extended spring training program.
Sun, 13 Jan 2008 19:21:30 -0800
The Denver Post's Troy E. Renck reports the Colorado Rockies are interested in free-agent P Brian J. Anderson and will watch him throw in Cleveland on Friday, Jan. 18. The team could be looking for another left-handed option out of the bullpen.
Sun, 13 Jan 2008 19:19:22 -0800
The Denver Post's Troy E. Renck reports free-agent P Brian J. Anderson will hold a pitching workout in Cleveland on Friday, Jan. 18. The 35-year-old Anderson (arm), who is a lefty, hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2005 on account of injuries.
Sun, 02 Jul 2006 12:33:57 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Brian J. Anderson (elbow) will have the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow repaired by doctors Friday, July 14, according to manager Buck Showalter. There is no timetable for Anderson's return, reports T.R. Sullivan of Texas.Rangers.MLB.com.
Thu, 08 Jun 2006 00:37:50 -0700
The Associated Press reports Texas Rangers P Brian J. Anderson (elbow) has re-torn an elbow ligament that was thought to have been repaired with surgery last July. An MRI on Tuesday, June 6, revealed the tear. Anderson will have to decide if he wants to have additional surgery.