Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/16/14
As expected, the Oakland A’s made a roster move on Tuesday to fill the spot left by Dan Straily when he was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento on Sunday. Catcher Stephen Vogt was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced via Twitter minutes ago. Vogt was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to Oakland on April 6th for cash or a player to be named later. The 28-year old played in 18 games for the Rays in 2012 but didn’t record a base hit in 25 official at-bats. In 58 games for the River Cats this season, though, he put on quite a show: he has a line of .325/.393/.541 in 231 at-bats to go along with nine home runs and 43 RBIs. More insight on Vogt’s stats, via Chris Biderman: Vogt hit an absurd .438/.494/.788 in April, then cooled off in May and is back to .306/.388/.444 in June with the @RiverCats. #Athletics — Chris Biderman (@ChrisBiderman) June 25, 2013 Since Vogt bats left-handed, it makes sense to assume that he’s been called up so John Jaso can continue to recuperate from th...
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