Josh Reddick RF OAK 4 Days

Josh Reddick will not be optioned to Triple-A.

There was some speculation that Reddick could be sent down to make room on the roster for Craig Gentry (back), but he was seen taking early batting practice Friday. Reddick has just three singles in his first 29 at-bats this season and is not in the lineup Friday for the second straight game.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 21 Days

Josh Reddick went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs batted in as the Athletics defeated the Reds 8-4 on Tuesday.

Reddick hit a solo shot in the fifth inning off of Jeff Francis, his second of the spring. The slugger only hit 12 homers last season due to wrist problems, but Reddick hopes off-season surgery allows him to bounce back and hit 32 homers like he did in 2012.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 25 Days

Josh Reddick was removed from Friday's Cactus League contest against the Giants for what is being called "contact lens complications."

Well, that's a first. Of course if it were a regular season game, Reddick would've likely found a way to remain in the game. The 27-year-old is having a nice spring, slashing .333/.359/.500 with a homer and 10 RBI and looks like a nice bounce-back candidate in 2014.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 2 Months

Josh Reddick went 2-for-2 with a double against the Brewers on Thursday.

Reddick singled in the first, contributing to the Athletics' two-run opening frame. He doubled in the fourth but was stranded. Reddick underwent off-season wrist surgery and his hoping to recapture the form that allowed him to slug 32 home runs in 2012.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 2 Months

Josh Reddick said on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM on Monday that his surgically-repaired right wrist is now 100 percent.

Reddick underwent arthroscopic surgery on his wrist at the end of October, but he completed his rehab 10 days ago and will enter spring training with no restrictions. It's fair to wonder if he'll need some time before his power resurfaces, but he makes for a solid buy-low in the late rounds of mixed league fantasy drafts this spring.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 2 Months

Athletics and OF Josh Reddick avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.7 million contract.

Reddick requested $3.25 million and the A's had offered $2 million, so the deal is just above the midpoint between the two numbers. The soon-to-be 27-year-old will have two more years of arbitration before he hits free agency. He's locked in as a starter in Oakland's outfield for the upcoming season.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 2 Months

Jane Lee of MLB.com reports the Athletics and Josh Reddick have avoided arbitration with a one-year deal.

The terms of the deal weren't given. Last season was a down year for Reddick, who batted .226/.307/.379 after a 32-home run campaign in 2012. He added muscle over the offseason in an attempt to stay stronger this year, and he should enjoy a bit of a bounceback in 2014.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 2 Months

Josh Reddick said on 95.7 The Game on Wednesday morning that his weight is up to 195 pounds.

Jane Lee of MLB.com notes that he's now 15 pounds above his listed weight, so he has apparently packed on some muscle over the winter. Reddick struggled last season prior to undergoing wrist surgery in October, but he makes for an intriguing sleeper pick in the late-rounds of mixed league drafts this year.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 3 Months

John Hickey of the Oakland Tribune reports that the Athletics and Josh Reddick are expected to reach a deal on Saturday near the midpoint of the arbitration figures the two sides exchanged.

Reddick requested $3.25 million and was offered $2 million from the A's when numbers were exchanged on Friday. Look for the two sides to meet right around the midpoint of $2.625 million and avoid having to go to arbitration.

Josh Reddick RF OAK 3 Months

Josh Reddick requested $3.25 million and was offered $2 million from the Athletics when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.

After his offensive explosion in 2012, the 26-year-old outfielder came crashing back to Earth in 2013 when he slashed .226/.307/.379 with 12 homers and 56 RBI in 114 games. The two sides should be able to find common ground in the neighborhood of $2.6 million.