(4/29/2009) The Oakland Athletics signed reliever Andrew Brown to a minor league contract Tuesday.
Athletics part ways with RP Brown
(1/29/2009) Oakland released right-hander Andrew Brown on Thursday to make room for newly-signed RP Russ Springer on the 40-man roster. Brown, who was 1-0 with a 3.09 ERA last season, missed much of last year because of an appendectomy and shoulder soreness.
A's Brown comes off 60-day DL
(11/17/2008) The Athletics removed relief pitcher Andrew Brown (right shoulder) from the 60-day DL.
A. Brown transferred to 60-day DL
(8/30/2008) The Athletics transferred RP Andrew Brown (shoulder) from the 15-day to the 60-day DL on Saturday.
Brown begins throwing program
(8/18/2008) According to The Sports Xchange notes: RHP Andrew Brown (shoulder) has begun a throwing program in Arizona but there's little chance he will rejoin Oakland until September. It's possible he will be pitching in rehab games during the minor-league playoffs if he is not game ready until the start of the month. Brown hasn't pitched for the A's since July 25.
Brown suffers setback in recovery
(8/9/2008)The Sports Xchange reports that Andrew Brown (shoulder) was expected to begin a throwing program on Saturday but those plans have been pushed back several days, according to manager Bob Geren.
Brown to resume throwing Saturday
(8/8/2008)The Sports Xchange reports A's RHP Andrew Brown will resume throwing Saturday. The reliever went on the disabled list retroactive to July 26 with soreness in his right shoulder. This is his second stint on the DL; he was out with appendicitis in late May.
Brown lands on 15-day DL
(8/2/2008)The Sports Xchange notes that Andrew Brown was placed on the disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The reliever called it biceps tendinitis and he said it has bothered him for about a month. Brown, who was on the DL in May with appendicitis, gave up a career-high tying four runs last Friday.
A's bring reliever Brown off DL
(6/8/2008) The A's activated Andrew Brown (appendectomy) from the 15-day DL and sent long reliever Dallas Braden back to the minor leagues Sunday.
Brown may be activated Sunday
(6/8/2008) Oakland RHP Andrew Brown, on the DL since undergoing an appendectomy on May 20, may be activated Sunday, according to manager Bob Geren. Brown threw 1 1/3 innings for Triple-A Sacramento Friday on a rehab assignment and gave up one hit and one earned run. He struck out one and walked one.
Brown does well in rehab outing
(6/5/2008) A's RP Andrew Brown (appendectomy) begin a rehab assignment Wednesday with Class A Stockton. Brown pitched two perfect innings to begin the ball game, but did not factor into the decision.
Brown to begin Class A rehab
(6/4/2008) According to The Sports Xchange notes: RHP Andrew Brown (appendectomy) said he will begin a rehab assignment with Class A Stockton on Wednesday. Brown had his appendix out two weeks ago, and he could be back in the A's bullpen by the end of the week or early next week.
Brown cleared for rehab stint
(6/3/2008) According to The Sports Xchange notes: RHP Andrew Brown, who had an appendectomy the week before last, was cleared to go on a rehab assignment. He said he doesn't know yet if he'll be reporting to Triple-A Sacramento or Class A Stockton. Brown could be back in the A's bullpen by the end of the week.
RP Brown undergoes appendectomy
(5/20/2008) Oakland Athletics right-handed reliever Andrew Brown underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list. The move was retroactive to May 14, one day after the last day Brown pitched. The A's recalled left-hander Lenny DiNardo from Triple-A Sacramento to fill Brown's spot, the second stint in the big leagues this season for DiNardo. "It's unfortunate, obviously," manager Bob Geren said. "I guess this morning (it bothered him). He had some stomach pain in Atlanta, kind of off and on. We didn't know what it was. And he experienced it a little bit in Tokyo."
A's Brown dominating out of bullpen
(4/28/2008)The Sports Xchange reports that Oakland RP Andrew Brown hasn't given up an earned run in 14 innings, covering 11 outings. His 14 innings pitched without an earned run are the most among AL relievers. He has retired 20 of the past 22 batters he's faced.
(3/14/2008)Andrew Brown has a 3.00 ERA in six innings in four spring appearances with the A's.
Andrew Brown allows a homer
(9/17/2007) RHP Andrew Brown allowed the first home run of his career Sunday against Texas -- a grand slam to Michael Young.
A's bullpen gets job done
(9/12/2007) Relievers Ruddy Lugo (6-0), Andrew Brown, Alan Embree and Huston Street shut out the Mariners over the final 4 2/3 innings Tuesday. Street got his 14th save in 18 chances by finishing the ninth.
A's RP Brown works scoreless frame
(8/22/2007) Andrew Brown worked a scoreless seventh inning on Tuesday at Toronto, Alan Embree pitched the eighth and Huston Street closed it out in the ninth for his 12th save in 14 opportunities. Each pitcher worked a scoreless inning, with Brown and Embree recording one strikeout and Street whiffing a pair of batters.
Andrew Brown earns the win
(8/7/2007) Andrew Brown (2-0) struck out five in two innings of Monday's extra-innings win at Texas. Kiko Calero pitched the 13th to earn his first save in four chances, striking out Marlon Byrd with runners on the corners to end it.
Andrew Brown pitching well
(7/31/2007) MLB.com notes that Andrew Brown is limiting opponents to an average of just .162 through Sunday, and there is talk that he might work his way into a late-inning relief spot, possibly as closer. Manager Bob Geren said, "He's throwing the ball real well."
A's recall RP Brown
(7/12/2007) Rich Harden went back on the disabled list Thursday with a strained right shoulder, and the Oakland Athletics are giving no timeline for his return. Harden's move is retroactive to July 8. Oakland selected right-hander Andrew Brown from Sacramento, clearing a spot on the 40-man roster by transferring right-hander Justin Duchscherer to the 60-day DL. Duchscherer, the team's top setup man, is out for the year with a hip injury.
Oakland acquires Andrew Brown
(6/29/2007) The San Diego Padres acquired temperamental outfielder Milton Bradley from the Oakland Athletics on Friday, the second time in just more than a week that the team decided to add a player with a history of blowups. The Padres sent Oakland minor league pitcher Andrew Brown. The Athletics are giving San Diego cash to cover part of what Bradley is owed. To clear room for Bradley, San Diego designated left-handed pitcher Sean Thompson for assignment.
Padres cut a few players
(3/30/2007) The Padres sent RHPs Justin Germano and Andrew Brown outright to Triple-A Portland after both cleared waivers on Friday. LHP Justin Hampson was also optioned to Triple-A. San Diego purchased the contract of INF Oscar Robles and optioned him to Portland. C Pete LaForest was reassigned to minor league camp and will likely start the season at Portland.
(3/9/2007) MLB.com reports that Padres relief pitcher Andrew Brown had a tough outing in one-third of an inning on Wednesday. He gave up four runs, three hits and three walks, clearly not as sharp as he was earlier this spring. He's likely to start the year in Triple-A Portland.
Padres get young RP Brown
(11/8/2006) The Indians sent infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff, their minor-league player of the year, and right-hander Andrew Brown to San Diego for 23-year-old Josh Barfield, who played in 150 games as a rookie last season. Called up from the minors Sept. 2, Kouzmanoff became the first player in history to hit a grand slam on the first pitch he saw as a major-leaguer.
Barfield dealt for Kouzmanoff
(11/8/2006) The Indians acquired 23-year-old second baseman Josh Barfield from the Padres on Wednesday in exchange for infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff and reliever Andrew Brown.
Tribe looking elsewhere for closer
(9/30/2006) Manager Eric Wedge does not believe the Indians' closer for 2007 is on his current roster. The club is planning a massive overhaul of its bullpen this offseason, and the Indians' No. 1 priority is finding someone to finish games. Wedge characterized this year's free-agent class of closers as "thin." "It's going to a tough task for us to find that guy," said Wedge. General manager Mark Shapiro will have more money to spend in free agency, but that didn't help the Indians last winter when relievers Trevor Hoffman and B.J. Ryan rejected their multiyear offers. Wedge, though, is confident Shapiro and assistant GM Chris Antonetti will get him the arms he needs. "I trust in our creativity and the way Mark and Chris go about trying to create options for us," he said. "We're going to have to look at everybody and got after it as best we can."
Andrew Brown makes MLB debut
(8/13/2006) Andrew Brown made his major league debut for Cleveland Sunday after being called up from Triple-A Buffalo and pitched two scoreless innings.
Brown recalled by Indians
(8/13/2006) The Cleveland Indians recalled right-hander Andrew Brown from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-hander Jeremy Guthrie back to their International League affiliate Sunday. Guthrie had been called up Saturday to start the second game of a day-night doubleheader against Kansas City. He did not get a decision in Cleveland's 6-5 win, allowing four runs over 4 2/3 innings.
A. Brown optioned to Buffalo
(3/22/2006) The Cleveland Indians optioned RHP Andrew Brown and RHP Fausto Carmona to Buffalo of the IL.
No decision on Andrew Brown
(3/22/2006) MLB.com reports Indians manager Eric Wedge hasn't made a decision on the final spot in his bullpen. "I think that once we approach this weekend, I think we'll have a better idea of which way we're leaning," Wedge said Tuesday. "Not to be able to make a decision, but I think we'll have a better idea which way we're leaning."
Brown could be on the outside
(3/15/2006) The candidates for the final spot in Cleveland's bullpen are Danny Graves, Steve Karsay, Jason Davis and Andrew Brown. However, Graves appears to be separating himself from the pack. In a 14-10 loss to Detroit, he was the only Indians pitcher used who did not allow a run. He pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out two. He didn't walk a batter.
Andrew Brown impressive for Tribe
(3/6/2006) Steve Karsay, Danny Graves and Andrew Brown, who are battling for the final spot in the Cleveland bullpen, pitched one inning each in Sunday's spring game against the Atlanta Braves. Karsay allowed three runs on three hits, one of them a home run. Graves allowed no runs on one hit, while Brown retired the side in order in the eighth inning, striking out two of the three batters he faced while flashing a fastball that clocked between 95 and 96 mph.
Andrew Brown a darkhorse for Tribe
(2/27/2006) Andrew Brown is a dark-horse candidate for the lone opening in the Indians' bullpen this spring. The 25-year-old right-hander was acquired by the Indians as part of the 2004 trade in which OF Milton Bradley was dealt to the Dodgers.
Cleveland signs five players
(2/24/2006) MLB.com reports the Cleveland Indians have signed Rafael Betancourt, Andrew Brown, Jake Dittler, Brian Slocum and Kelly Shoppach for the 2006 season.
Andrew Brown arrives in Cleveland
(9/3/2005) Cleveland recalled right-hander Andrew Brown Friday.
Brown optioned to Triple-A
(8/23/2005) The Indians optioned right-hander Andrew Brown to the Bisons. He was recalled from Buffalo on Aug. 20 and did not make an appearance.
Indians call up RP Brown
(8/21/2005) The Indians recalled RHP Andrew Brown from Triple-A Buffalo of the IL. They optioned OF Jason Dubois to Buffalo.
Cleveland gets itself a Brown
(5/19/2004) The Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Andrew Brown from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday to complete the April trade for Milton Bradley. He was 1-3 with a 4.02 ERA in eight starts for Double-A Jacksonville. Brown will report to the Indians' Double-A Akron affiliate.