Andrew Carignan RP OAK Jun 09 '12
Athletics transferred RHP Andrew Carignan from the 15-day disabled to the 60-day disabled list.
It's just a procedural move, as Carignan is already out for the season with a sprained UCL. Oakland claimed Danny Farquhar off waivers from Toronto and added him to the 40-man roster in a corresponding move.
Andrew Carignan RP OAK Jun 07 '12
Andrew Carignan confirmed late Wednesday night that he needs Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.
It was hinted at as soon as Carignan was diagnosed (earlier this week) with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament. He's obviously done for the rest of the 2012 season and will likely struggle to make it back before the All-Star break in 2013. Carignan posted a 4.66 ERA in 9 2/3 innings this year.
Andrew Carignan RP OAK Apr 17 '12
The Athletics will option right-hander Andrew Carignan to Triple-A Sacramento on Tuesday.
It's not yet known who will take his place on the active roster. Carignan walked three and threw just 10 of 25 pitches in Monday's game and has allowed three runs over 4 2/3 innings (6.23 ERA) this season.