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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Rockies pitcher Brett Anderson leaves game

By on 4/12/2014 05:41:00 PM

According to Thomas Harding of and Troy Renck of the Denver Post, left-hander Brett Anderson of the Colorado Rockies left Saturday’s game due an apparent left finger contusion, suffered during his last at bat. He swung at an outside pitch and grounded it to shortstop while grabbing his hand in discomfort.

Anderson had been dealing, shutting out the Giants through 3 innings while being given a 1-0 lead early. He had given up 1 hit, walked 1, and struck out 2 before leaving the game. 

Anderson, 26, has had an injury history with the Oakland A’s including numerous side injuries and an ankle injury. Anderson has pitched in 38 games since 2011 and was recently traded to Colorado for Drew Pomeranz and Chris Jensen.

Anderson has a career earned run average of 3.83 with his best season being his second season in the big leagues. He only pitched in 19 games but had a 2.80 earned run average with 75 strikeouts and 22 walks while pitching 112.1 innings.

We will update you on any more information as it comes out.  

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