A’s pitcher Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery again

Jarrod Parker was expected to be the Opening Day starter. Now the A’s won’t have him for the rest of the season as he undergoes his second Tommy John surgery. AJ Griffin is battling some forearm issues and Scott Kazmir isn’t all healthy too.

Sonny Gray likely gets the Opening Day assignment now with Kazmir, Tommy Milone, Dan Straily and Jesse Chavez behind him for now.

This is a huge blow to the team.


Stephen Curry wants to rid of ‘Short Sleeve Saturdays’

Stephen Curry has voiced his displeasure about the sleeve jerseys when they debuted last season. Other players have voiced it this season too. But Adidas and the NBA continue to push it and it appears that it might be around for a while.

Since the Warriors have won 21 road games, the last one coming off a frantic comeback win over the Blazers, Stephen Curry was asked about whether or not the Warriors should switch out their home white jerseys and wear their road duds for their next home game.

“Short Sleeve Saturdays should be gone,” Curry said (2:13 mark in above clip). “And we should wear our blue roadies for the rest of the year.”

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