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COCO CRISP RUMORS & GOSSIP

Melvin on Crisp: ‘It’s All About Him Being Ready for Opening Day’

Coco Crisp has endured a painful spring. On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics’ veteran leadoff man received a cortisone shot in his balky right elbow. “I could tell on his face yesterday when he was taking BP that he wasn’t too happy about it,” said manager Bob Melvin. Crisp was originally slated to play in the afternoon tilt against the Chicago Cubs, but Melvin decided to scratch...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Should Coco Crisp be traded?

Coco Crisp The Oakland A’s have made it clear that no one is safe from a trade this offseason. Once Josh Donaldson was traded, all bets were off. So, let’s consider another ridiculous trade proposition. Should the Oakland A’s trade veteran center fielder Coco Crisp? Crisp is known as the offensive spark of the Oakland A’s lineup because of his ability to get on-base. Additionally...
Via isportsweb.com
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dark horse team interested in Yasiel Puig: Athletics

In just two days after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ season ended, Yasiel Puig’s name has come up in trade rumors. On Thursday, George Ofman of WBBM Newsradio in Chicago said the Dodgers were looking to move Puig and the Chicago Cubs would be one of the teams interested in acquiring the 23-year-old. The other team interested could be the Oakland Athletics, according to Tim Kawakami...
Via Sports-Glory
October 10, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp Wants No Part Of Playing Twister With Astros Mascot (Video)

Don’t invite Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp to your next game night. Houston Astros mascot, Orbit, became the saddest mascot in the league Tuesday night when Crisp turned down his offer to play Twister with him — multiple times. Your browser does not support iframes. Despite Orbit’s best efforts, Crisp wanted no part of playing with the furry green guy, opting...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics' Coco Crisp has hamstring tightness

Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp has experienced a good start in 2014 when he's on the field, but various injuries have been preventing him from getting into any kind of groove. He returned to action on April 11 after missing three games with a wrist injury, but is now dealing with hamstring tightness.         Earl Bloom of MLB.com reported that Craig Gentry started...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Knee-Jerk Reaction: The A’s Sign Coco Crisp To An Extension

Coco Crisp signed a 2-year, $22.75 million extension with the A’s on Friday. There are special moments for thoughtful reflection about new developments with the Oakland A’s … and then there are moments like these where I only have time for a quick post. It looks like the Bernie Lean will be alive and well in Oakland through at least 2016 after the A’s signed center fielder Coco...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Crisp gets $22.75M more under new deal with A's

Center fielder Coco Crisp is staying with the Oakland Athletics for an additional two seasons, agreeing Friday to a new contract through 2016 that adds $22.75 million in guaranteed money. The agreement includes a 2017 option that could become guaranteed, the A's said Friday. Crisp has a $7.5 million salary this year under a club option exercised Nov. 1. He will earn $11 million...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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