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A's OF Crisp to have elbow surgery, could miss 2 months

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Oakland Athletics left Coco Crisp will have surgery on his right elbow and could miss up to two months. Crisp said before Thursday night's exhibition game against San Francisco at AT&T Park that he will have the surgery on Friday to remove a bone chip and spurs. Typical recovery time is six to eight weeks, but Crisp sounded optimistic and earlier tweeted that...
Via AP on Fox
25 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: A's Crisp expected to have elbow surgery, miss 6-8 weeks

Oakland Athletics left fielder and leadoff hitter Coco Crisp is expected to need elbow surgery that will sideline him for 6-8 weeks, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The surgery would remove a bone chip and bone spurs from his right elbow, according to the report. Crisp has been battling the elbow discomfort for much of his time in the team's Cactus League camp. In 126 games...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp Likely to Begin Season on DL

Coco Crisp, the Oakland A’s usual leadoff hitter and catalyst, will more than likely start the regular season on the disabled list. (Mandatory Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) The Oakland A’s can’t catch a break when it comes to injury news. First, it was closer Sean Doolittle suffering a shoulder injury during the offseason. Next, it was Josh Reddick being unable to...
Via The Sports Journal
26 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...
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: 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...
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...
September 27, 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

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