Andrew Carignan RP SF 4 Months

Giants signed RHP Andrew Carignan to a minor league contract.

Carignan needed Tommy John surgery in mid-2012 and then underwent a procedure to repair labrum damage in his right shoulder this past summer. "I'm just looking for an opportunity to get out there," Carignan told the Norwich Bulletin about his new deal with San Francisco. "It's been a rough couple years with those injuries and the rehab. I was a free agent after last year so I was looking for an opportunity and the Giants came and gave me one."

Andrew Carignan RP SF Feb 12 '13

Andrew Carignan (elbow) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Tuesday.

Carignan, who is coming back from Tommy John surgery, will repeat the session twice a week for about five more weeks. The A's are hoping he'll be available to rejoin the bullpen by late June.

Andrew Carignan RP SF Nov 20 '12

Athletics sent RHP Andrew Carignan outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

Carignan is working his way back from Tommy John surgery and is hoping to return sometime around midseason next year. He's now off the 40-man roster.

Andrew Carignan RP SF Oct 08 '12

Andrew Carignan (elbow) has begun "sock" throws and will start throwing a baseball in two weeks.

Carignan is working his way back from June Tommy John surgery. The right-handed reliever will shoot to return around midseason next year.

Andrew Carignan RP SF 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 SF 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 SF Jun 06 '12

Andrew Carignan could need Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

An MRI has not been performed yet, but the A's suspect Carignan has a sprained ulnar collateral ligament. We know know more about his status in a few days.

Andrew Carignan RP SF May 27 '12

Athletics recalled RHP Andrew Carignan from Triple-A Sacramento.

He was sent down earlier this month after allowing five earned runs in 6 1/3 innings for the A's. Carignan will work in middle relief.

Andrew Carignan RP SF May 11 '12

Athletics recalled RHP Andrew Carignan from Triple-A Sacramento.

Carignan made the A's Opening Day roster and allowed three runs over 4 1/3 innings before being optioned to the minors in mid-April. Look for him in middle relief.

Andrew Carignan RP SF Apr 17 '12

Athletics optioned RHP Andrew Carignan to Triple-A Sacramento.

The A's have yet to announce a corresponding roster move. Carignan has allowed three runs over 4 1/3 innings this season while walking five and striking out three.