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BRETT LAWRIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lawrie not opposed to shifting around infield with A's

When the Oakland Athletics acquired Brett Lawrie from the Toronto Blue Jays in the Josh Donaldson trade, he joined the club as a third baseman. However, he's also played some time at second base this season with Oakland, especially recently after the club brought in Danny Valencia on a waiver claim.  When asked by Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area over the weekend about his ability to...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A's Lawrie blasts mammoth 470-ft home run at Arizona's Chase Field

The Oakland Athletics lost again on Friday night to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but it wasn't without one major highlight.  In the ninth inning down 6-2, infielder Brett Lawrie stepped up showed off his powerful build by absolutely annihilating a pitch from David Hernandez for a two-run homer to left field.  The blast was so impressive that A's play-by-play announcer...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawrie's tireless work ethic keeping him healthy for A's

Before joining the Oakland Athletics in the offseason trade that sent Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays, Brett Lawrie was known as one of those players that just couldn't stay on the field. So far in 2015, however, things have changed for the 25-year-old.  Heading into play Tuesday, Lawrie has played in 106 games this season - a figure close to his career high (125, set in...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy/Sell, Week 12: Lawrie’s Resurgence

Brett Lawrie, 2B/3B, OAK Verdict: Buy While he may not be making A’s fans forget about Josh Donaldson, Brett Lawrie has managed to scrap his way to fantasy relevance. In the past 30 days, according to the ESPN player rater, Lawrie has been the fifth best second baseman. At first glance, the combination of Lawrie’s BABIP and 26.4 K% points to a whole lot of regression coming...
Via Baseball Professor
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie sends flowers to fan injured by broken bat

Tonya Carpenter, the woman who was struck by a broken bat during a Boston Red Sox-Oakland A’s game at Fenway Park on Friday night, is still recovering in the hospital and has been upgraded to fair condition. A bouquet of flowers from Brett Lawrie has helped lift her spirits. Lawrie is the player whose broken...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie sends flowers to fan hit by his broken bat

The Oakland A’s third baseman sent flowers and a note Tuesday to the hospital room of 44-year-old Tonya Carpenter, who is recovering from her injuries at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. “Sending my thoughts and prayers,” Lawrie’s note read, according to WCVB-TV in Boston. The Carpenter family responded with a message of its own. “Brett, (the flowers) are the...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fan struck by broken bat in Boston expected to survive

Fans take risks by attending games, and much to the dismay of all of us, Tonya Carpenter experienced that danger first-hand on Friday night when a broken bat struck her in the head. Fortunately and thankfully, she is expected to survive what are considered life-threatening injuries, according to the Associated Press, via ESPN. The message was brief, yet direct. The report said...
Via Sportsnaut
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie Reflects On Scary Incident In Red Sox-A’s Game At Fenway

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A scary incident during Friday night’s Boston Red Sox-Oakland Athletics game at Fenway Park has everyone concerned. Brett Lawrie never saw anything like it. Lawrie’s bat shattered in the second inning and struck a woman sitting in the box seats located near the visitors’ on-deck circle. The woman, identified...
Via NESN.com
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie has embarrassingly bad game for A's

The Golden Sombrero is a wonderful baseball term used to describe a player who strikes out four times in four at-bats during a game. Wearing the sombrero for a spell is a sure embarrassment to a player, but Brett Lawrie somehow found a way to achieve the most embarrassing Golden Sombrero possible. In Tuesday’s Oakland...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie visits girl who was devastated when he got traded

YouTube videos of kids crying over sports are really nothing new, so when a Toronto Blue Jays fan posted one of his inconsolable 6-year-old daughter after Brett Lawrie was traded, most people probably watched it and moved on. Not Brett Lawrie, though. The third baseman, who was shipped to the Oakland Athletics for Josh Donaldson, saw the viral video and took notice. So on Friday...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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