A day after being eliminated from the American League Division Series by the Tigers, Athletics manager Bob Melvin met with the club’s beat reporters, which is standard practice. Among the topics covered was that starting pitcher Jarrod Parker needs to have an MRI on his right elbow.
That’s good news that it isn’t to the extent as when he needed Tommy John surgery, but it’s still troubling that there’s tightness in the same elbow in which he had that procedure in 2009.
The issue arose during Parker’s Game 3 start against the Tigers and his status had the A’s advanced was thought to be questionable.
Source: Matt Snyder, CBS Sports