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When the Athletics sent Andrew Bailey and Ryan Sweeney to the Red Sox for Josh Reddick and prospects, many scratched their heads in digital print. Why would the Athletics send their closer out the door for a swap in fourth outfielders? Didn’t the Red Sox just pull a theft using their fourth outfi...
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While sometimes during the NFL Draft, you may see a player and his family members sporting a team's hat minutes before the player is actually drafted, free agent outfielder Covelli Loyce Crisp aka Coco Crisp may have found a new way to tip his hand to where he will be playing next.
On Monday night Crisp changed his Twitter profile pic to one of him as a child sporting an Orioles...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Free-agent center fielder Coco Crisp agreed to a two-year contract to return to the Athletics, filling one key void in the Oakland outfield heading into the 2012 season. A person with knowledge of the negotiations on Tuesday confirmed Crisp would return to the A's, a deal worth $14 million first reported by ESPN. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because...
For what it's worth (probably not much) SI.com's Cliff Corcoran isnt a big fan of the Reddick for Baily swap.
Here's what he has to say:
The Red Sox are serious about Daniel Bard starting, aren't they? I still think that's a mistake on its own merits, and now they've downgraded rightfield to support the experiment, swapping out Reddick for Sweeney. ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent center fielder Coco Crisp has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Oakland Athletics.
The A's parted with a piece of their outfield depth on Tuesday, trading Jai Miller to the Orioles for cash considerations.
Crisp's agent says free agent outfielder has selected his team, which will be revealed by Wednesday
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent center fielder Coco Crisp has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Oakland Athletics. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't made a formal announcement. ESPN was first to report Tuesday that Crisp, who had hoped to keep playing on the West Coast, would stay put with the A's.
Oakland's winter of departures was interrupted Tuesday, when free-agent center fielder Coco Crisp agreed to a two-year deal to re-sign with the team. The deal, confirmed by two sources, will not be announced until today...
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Andrew Bailey has swiftly cemented his status as a commodity. Through three seasons, the new Red Sox closer has collected two All-Star game nods, the 2009 American League Rookie of the Year award and 75 of 84 save opportunities. Despite his ascension to the top of the AL saves charts, there's the big elephant in the room -- Bailey's bevy of injuries. Throughout his career...
The Orioles acquired outfielder Jai Miller from the Athletics for cash considerations, according to a press release. Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said in a statement, "Jai Miller has the power, speed, base stealing skills and good athletic ability to be an asset in our outfield as he competes for a spot on our ballclub this spring...
The A's have agreed to sign Coco Crisp, according to ESPN.com's Buster Olney.
Reports indicate Coco Crisp decided to stay with the Oakland Athletics, agreeing to a two-year deal. The A’s pitchers will continue to have good defense behind them in centerfield.
Free agent center fielder Coco Crisp agreed to a two-year contract to return to the Athletics, filling one key void in the Oakland outfield heading into the 2012 season.