Sean Manaea’s surgery “best-case scenario;” he might return to A’s next year
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Sean Manaea's shoulder surgery Tuesday was "best-case scenario," renowned orthopedist Dr. Neal ElAttrache told the A's, and manager Bob Melvin said the left-hander might be able to pitch again sometime next year.

The A's feared that Manaea, who threw a no-hitter against Boston on April 21, would be lost for all of next year, but the repairs needed were less extensive than often is the case with shoulder surgeries.

"There is some hope that next year has some potential," A's manager Bob Melvin...


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