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A's Crisp hits D.L. for neck issue, will avoid surgery in hopes of returning again

If Coco Crisp has intentions of being able to continue playing everyday as a Major League outfielder, he'll have to wait a bit before that can happen.After meeting with a specialist to discuss his current bout with neck pain, the Oakland A's placed Crisp on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday morning. As expected, the move freed up a roster spot for pitcher Kendall Graveman, who...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No immediate surgery for A's Coco Crisp

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp. The A's said Friday they expect to make a decision this weekend on Crisp's playing status. He had a similar injury last season, and hasn't played since leaving a game Tuesday in Houston with a stiff neck. ''If you talk about surgery, that probably means a bad outcome...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s Could Lose Coco, Hire New Coach

The A’s can’t seem to catch a break at any turn. After his exit from Tuesday’s game due to neck soreness, we’ve learned this morning that left-fielder Coco Crisp faces a very uncertain future about his days left in his career. According to multiple media reports, Crisp is on his way to Dallas to see a specialist, while the rest of the team heads to Tampa to continue their...
Via BaySportsNet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Crisp to see neck specialist on Thursday, prognosis uncertain

Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp will miss some more time after suffering a neck injury in the A's loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.  Crisp injured the neck diving for a ball in the outfield in the second inning and was removed from the game an inning later. He's had a rough go of things this season: due to off-season elbow surgery, he has only appeared in 15 games so...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariner Moose Mascot Plants Big Kiss On NESN’s Guerin Austin (Video)

Guerin, look out! Too late. Mariner Moose, the Seattle Mariners mascot who once almost drove over former Boston Red Sox outfielder Coco Crisp with an ATV, took a liking to NESN’s Guerin Austin before Saturday’s game at Safeco Field. The mascot, clearly in a playful mood, planted a big smooch on Guerin before tumbling over with love. One can’t tell if Guerin was more...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

So far so good for Coco Crisp as A's left fielder

Outfielder Coco Crisp has spent much of his career roaming center field, but the A's are using him as a left fielder now that he's returned from off-season elbow surgery.After making his season debut last week while the A's were in Minnesota, Crisp has now played six games as a left fielder...and things are going well defensively.In addition to picking up a rare outfield assist ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

With Coco Crisp Injury, Oakland’s Offense Gets Even Weaker

Last season the Oakland Athletics had four players qualify for the batting title and seven players take more than 400 plate appearances for the team. With Coco Crisp out for 6-8 weeks for elbow surgery, none of those seven players will be with the A’s when the season starts. The A’s hectic winter, including the […]
Via Fangraphs
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Tye Waller is a first base coach with a Silicon Valley twist

Oakland A’s first base coach Tye Waller The Oakland A’s first base coach Tye Waller is not your average “techy”, but he does understand the importance of technology in today’s society. For eight years now, Waller has been able to utilize app technology as a tool to benefit him in his area of expertise – coaching. Through innovation and traditional baseball insight, Waller’s...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics switching up their coaching tactics

The wins just keep coming for the Oakland Athletics who made a tremendous comeback against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday afternoon. Down 6-1 in the seventh inning, the odds were not in the A’s favor. However, the team proved that they can rally up their spirits and bats to make a remarkable comeback win. Scoring three in the seventh inning and two in the eighth, the A’s...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Potential postseason problems

Even though the Oakland A’s are not in the postseason yet, many are saying that they are the most dangerous team if they make it. But besides their starting rotation and bullpen, the Oakland A’s have been struggling. They may not be as dangerous as everyone is predicting especially with their injury-riddled lineup. If the Oakland A’s make the postseason, here are some of the...
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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