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On Thursday night at O.co Coliseum, Oakland A’s outfielder Coco Crisp took the field sporting a hairstyle he first broke out during the 2011 season that is as unique and outstanding as his name. Yep, Coco Crisp brought back his afro. It is the first time this season that Crips has rocked the ‘fro, so the question is: Did it have any impact on how he played? Did the rocking ‘do make him play better? According to the box score from Oakland’s 10-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, Crisp went 1-5 at the plate, leaving five men on base, four of those players being in scoring position. Huh. Not too good. Maybe he has to give the afro some time to reassert itself. You can’t rush afros, kids. Whatever that means. But did the return of the ‘fro compel Crisp to do the Bernie Lean? That’s what I want to know. [Cut4] The post Coco Crisp brings back his afro and it remains as majestic as ever (photo) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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Coco Crisp of the Athletics has hair that any man or woman should be jealous of. It is just glorious.
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MLB News: The Oakland Athletics activated infielder Adam Rosales from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday. Making room for him, Oakland optioned infielder Andy Parrino to Triple-A Sacramento.
Fantasy Ramifications: Rosales holds no fantasy value as he will serve only as a utility infielder for the Athletics.
The post Oakland Athletics Activate Adam Rosales and Option Andy Parrino...
On April 5, Dan Straily donned an Oakland A’s uniform for the first time in 2013 and toed the rubber at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros. It was his first start of the infant season, a season in which Straily would look to build upon his promising rookie campaign of the previous year and become a stalwart in Oakland’s starting rotation.
Straily certainly didn’t disappoint...
The Oakland Athletics are expected to activate outfielder
Yoenis Cespedes for Sunday’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles,
according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.
Cespedes will play in the field tonight with the @rivercats. Tomorrow he's be back at DH, and on Sunday he's expected to be activated.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) April 26, 2013
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The two-day celebration will feature appearances by players from the 1973 team, including ’73 World Series Most Valuable Player and Hall of Famer Reggie...
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Are you telling me that in two calendar...
Wednesday’s game was a game where you say “well, a win is a win.”
Not pretty by any means, but the Red Sox ended up winning their second rubber match of the season.
Here are the four bases:
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