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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...
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May 23, 2015  |  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...
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May 21, 2015  |  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...
May 16, 2015  |  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 […]
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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

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...
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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...
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Final roster additions

With Opening Day just one day away, the Oakland A’s have finalized their roster. With a few more additions and some designated for assignment or optioned for Triple-A, its seems as though the Athletics are ready for the regular season. Let’s take a look at the moves that happened today. Sam Fuld As expected, Sam Fuld made the roster as the Athletics’ fifth outfielder. With...
March 29, 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...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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