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Finding balance between Sabermetrics and time-honored tradition

Each year the fight between sabermetrics fans and traditionalists grows larger, while the real goal should be using both to our advantage. The post Finding The Balance Between Traditional Baseball And Sabermetrics appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Craig Gentry activated

The Oakland A's, who have lead the American League West for most of the season, enter a weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels in second place, two games behind the Angels. To battle the Angels this weekend and down the stretch for a chance to win the division, the A's will all their pieces in place. The good news is that outfielder Craig Gentry has been activated from the...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Craig Gentry ready for rehab

It was announced Monday by Joe Morgan of that Oakland Athletics outfielder Craig Gentry is set to being a rehab assignment after fracturing his right hand.#453279524 / gettyimages.comGentry experienced no issues while taking batting practive in Sacramento on Saturday. Athletics managers Bob Melivn had this to say,Gentry had a good day. Felt great as far as taking BP and...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday, August 18th: Lou Trivino Pitches Snappers to Victory while A’s Outfielder Craig Gentry Begins Rehab Assignment in River Cats Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Lou Trivino (6 IP / 5 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Beloit Snappers  6 Peoria Chiefs        4 WP – Trivino 7-9 / 4.85 HR – Higley (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Lou Trivino (6 IP / 5 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win) Starter Lou Trivino turned in a strong start for the Snappers, allowing 2 runs...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Craig Gentry placed on DL with broken hand

Oakland Athletics outfielder Craig Gentry has been placed on the 15-day DL after suffering a broken hand. CSN's Joe Stiglich tweeted that Gentry has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture and hopes to miss just a couple of weeks:Gentry has non-displaced fracture. ... Good news ... Hoping to be out only couple weeks. MRI this morning showed fracture. #Athletics— Joe Stiglich...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

While My SAGNOF Gentry Weeps

Coco Crisp's recent neck injury opens the door for Craig Gentry over the next few days. He'll likely take over in center and bat at the bottom of the A's lineup while Crisp practices turning his head in both directions. Hopefully he didn't promise his bike to anyone who could fix him. You were supposed to sleep on a board, Coco! Gentry makes an interesting play for steals, and he...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Possible fifth outfielder on roster for Opening Day

Oakland A’s: Possible fifth outfielder on roster for Opening DayCraig Gentry The Oakland A’s outfield positions seemed secure before spring training started, but Craig Gentry’s lower back strain, which he incurred during the first week of training, has put a wrench in the plan. Gentry was going to be the A’s fill-in outfielder while Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp, and Josh Reddick...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics send outfielder Craig Gentry for MRI on his back

Oakland Athletics outfielder Craig Gentry skipped Spring Training workouts on Friday due to tightness in his lower back. Team trainers do not believe the condition is serious, but they sent him for an MRI and are awaiting the results to come out Saturday morning says Jane Lee of Rjcastillo, via Wikimedia CommonsThe MRI is mainly a precautionary measure to make sure that...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics acquire Craig Gentry from Rangers

The Oakland Athletics are still making moves. In their third significant transaction in 24 hours, the A's have acquired outfielder Craig Gentry from the Texas Rangers in exchange for outfield prospect Michael Choice. Also in the trade, Josh Lindblom heads to Oakland, and Chris Bostick heads to Texas. The 30-year old Gentry enters his first of three arbitration seasons in 2014...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Acquire Craig Gentry from Texas Rangers

The Oakland Athletics acquired outfielder Craig Gentry from the Texas Rangers for outfielder Michael Choice. Jeff Passan originally reported the deal. Reliever Josh Lindblom will also go to the A’s, and minor league second baseman Chris Bostick will go to Texas. Gentry is an athletic 30 year-old outfielder who has played sparingly the past three seasons for the Rangers...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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