The Oakland Athletics could get an in-house boost if left-hander Brett Anderson comes back healthy. He tossed a 51-pitch bullpen session Saturday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports, and could take the next step of throwing a simulated game very soon. Barring setbacks, Anderson could be back in mid-August.
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