Apr 7, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick (16) is helped off the field by trainer Walt Horn (left) and manager Bob Melvin (6) during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland A's: OF Josh Reddick Day-to-Day with Sprained Right Wrist


The A’s dodged a bullet today, as outfielder Josh Reddick is listed as day-to-day with a sprained right wrist after crashing into the wall while diving to catch a foul ball (click here to watch).

Reddick left the game after the play in the fifth inning, and was sent to the hospital where X-rays came back negative.

“It was a huge sigh of relief,” Reddick said. “I was scared. I was nervous that something was seriously wrong because I lost feeling in that area for quite awhile. I never lost feeling in the fingers, which I knew was a good sign. But for as hard as that wall is with all that metal wiring, I was really nervous about how serious it was going to be.”

Reddick is expected to be held out of Tuesday’s game against the Angels as a precaution, and will be re-evaluated later in the week.

The A’s defeated the Astros 9-3 on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

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