Brett Anderson SP LAD 8 Days

Anderson (back) is not on the same schedule as the team's other starting pitchers, but he's reported feeling good and could be on a regular schedule soon, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

Anderson is set to open as the team's No.5 starter barring something unexpected.

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Anderson (back) is expected to be ready for spring training after having undergone bakc surgery in 2014, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.Anderson will be the team's No. 5 starter barring a disastrous spring training or an unexpected trade.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 1 Month

Anderson (back) is currently throwing from up to 150 feet and will begin mound work again next week, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

After undergoing season-ending back surgery in August, Anderson signed on with the Dodgers during free agency and should compete for a spot in their starting rotation. The 26-year-old has been plagued by injuries in the past, but it appears as though his rehab has been going well and that he'll be good to go by the start of spring training.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 3 Months

Anderson agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract with the Dodgers on Monday.

Anderson's deal includes $4 million in possible incentives, meaning he could earn up to $14 million in 2015. The 26-year-old started just eight games for the Rockies in 2014 to the tune of a 2.91 ERA and 1.32 WHIP with 29 strikeouts over 43.1 innings. However, his past track record with the Athletics, the promise he showed in his eight starts last season and the value of starting pitching has landed him in the double-digit millions. Anderson is coming off surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back, but he could be ready for spring training.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 3 Months

Anderson (back) will throw a baseball for the first time since undergoing back surgery in August.

Anderson suffered the back issue late in the season after dealing with a finger injury earlier. He made just eight starts on the year, finishing with a 2.91 ERA and 1.32 WHIP. The Rockies declined his $12 million option in the offseason, and Anderson is currently a free agent. He will likely receive a shot somewhere, but at a reduced value.

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Anderson (back) had his $12 million team option declined by the Rockies on Saturday, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

Anderson had surgery to repair a herniated disc in August that ended his season early after he started the season on the 60-day DL with a broken finger. The team decided to pay the $1.5 million buyout instead of exercising his option, and Anderson will become a free agent.

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Anderson (back) was transferred to the 60-day DL on Sunday.

With Anderson undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery last Thursday, the Rockies moved him to the 60-day DL to free up a roster spot. Brooks Brown was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs in a corresponding move.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 7 Months

Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back Thursday, the Denver Post reports.

The lefty's season is over as a result, but head athletic trainer Keith Dugger believes Anderson should be ready for spring training. A finger injury forced Anderson out of action in April and he made just five starts upon his return before the back issue crept up. The injury-plagued 2014 campaign marks his third straight with single-digit starts.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 7 Months

Anderson will indeed require surgery to repair a bulging disc in his lower back, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

After a week of rest and treatment, Anderson's back pain showed little sign of improvement and upon further examination by spinal surgeon Dr. Chris Yeung on Monday, was deemed to require surgery in order to fix the issue. The procedure is set to take place Thursday and typically comes along with a five-month recovery period. The good news is that Anderson is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2015. However, it seems unlikely that the Rockies will opt to exercise their $12 million option on the 26-year-old lefty.

Brett Anderson SP LAD 7 Months

An MRI revealed that Anderson was dealing with a bulging disc in his back, likely ending his season, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

Anderson will see a back specialist on Monday before his next move his determined, but it seems likely at this point that the Rockies will shut him down for the season. His performed spectacularly when healthy with a 2.91 ERA and 1.31 WHIP over eight starts, but as has been the case for much of his career, injuries once again will cost him significant time.