Following the 19-inning marathon played between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels Monday night, a few A’s regulars found their immediate status in question after suffering injuries and being removed from the game.
Coco Crisp strained his hamstring and was removed from the game in the 14th inning and Chris Young exited in the 16th inning with a strained quad.
Both players were unavailable to play on Tuesday and receiving treatment prior to the game.
Asked if the disabled list is a possibility for either player, manager Bob Melvin replied, “I’m not sure yet. We’re doing the best we can to figure out what we’ll do with these guys. Both are important guys. Both use their legs. So we’ll give it another day or two to figure it out.”
With Jed Lowrie also out Tuesday night with a strained neck, the A’s are down to Nate Frieman as their only other position player available off the bench. Melvin did say that Lowrie would be available off the bench if necessary.
If neither Crisp or ...