Sonny Gray RUMORS & NEWS

  • Athletics activate Sonny Gray from the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "The Athletics have activated starter Sonny Gray from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced on Monday. Outfielder Ryan LaMarre was optioned to Triple-A Nashville to create roster space. Gray, 27, began the season on the disabled list due to a lat strain. He’ll make his season debut on..." May 01

  • The Athletics are close to getting back potential trade bait Sonny Gray

    CBS Sports "Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray hasn't yet pitched in the majors this season due to a lingering lat injury, but that will be changing in the very near future. Gray threw five scoreless innings for Class A Stockton on Saturday, allowing only one hit (a single) and striking out six without walking..." April 24

  • A’s Chris Bassitt, Sonny Gray making strides

    San Francisco Chronicle "Sonny Gray continues to take steps toward returning from a lat strain - and Chris Bassitt is inching forward toward starting for the A’s again, too. Bassitt threw to hitters at Class-A Stockton on Sunday, a session that A’s manager Bob Melvin said went well. Throwing to hitters often is the..." April 11

  • A’s still waiting on results of tests on Sonny Gray’s arm

    San Jose Mercury News "The A’s likely will not get results on the exam starter Sonny Gray underwent Monday in Chicago until Tuesday. Gray, who was surprised by an MRI last week that showed a late strain in his right arm, met with orthopedic specialist Dr. Anthony Romeo to have his right arm checked out. “We haven’t..." March 21

  • Sonny Gray Shut Down Three Weeks Due To Lat Strain

    MLB Trade Rumors "Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray has been shut down for three weeks with what the club is terming a “moderate” lat strain, tweets MLB.com’s Jane Lee. The setback means that Gray will open the year on the disabled list and may not pitch until late April, tweets Susan Slusser of the San Francisco..." March 09

  • Bizarre insurance clause will keep Sonny Gray out of the World Baseball Classic

    San Francisco Chronicle "A’s ace Sonny Gray is out of the World Baseball classic after being denied insurance coverage for the event, according to Oakland general manager David Forst. “I know Sonny’s bummed,” Forst said. “He wanted to pitch and we were excited to let him do that.” Gray did not comply with all..." February 26

  • A’s Sonny Gray accepts Team USA invite for WBC

    San Francisco Chronicle "A’s ace Sonny Gray, a 2015 All-Star, has accepted an invitation from Team USA to pitch in the World Baseball Classic, Gray said in a text to The Chronicle. The right-hander played for the U.S. National team in 2009-10 and often has referred to how much he enjoyed that experience. Gray is coming..." January 30

  • Astros still in contact with Athletics about Gray

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have been known to be seeking rotation upgrades for much of the offseason, and while the team’s pursuit of White Sox lefty Jose Quintana hasn’t gained much traction, FOX’s Ken Rosenthal tweets that Houston as also maintained contact with the Athletics regarding right-hander Sonny..." January 16