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JOHN JASO RUMORS & GOSSIP

A's Jaso still out with concussion, headed back to Oakland for rest

  Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso remains out indefinitely with a concussion after visiting a specialist. Manager Bob Melvin was hoping Jaso would be cleared to return after seeing Dr. Micky Collins in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. But the doctor wants Jaso to try a different routine. Melvin said Jaso, sidelined since last month, will return to Oakland and won't resume baseball...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: John Jaso’s future as a catcher

John Jaso Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list this past week since his concussion symptoms have worsened over the past two weeks. He told the press that he was struck by a hard foul tip that bounced off of his face mask back in early August when the Oakland A’s were playing the Tampa Bay Rays. As of today, it is unclear as to how long...
Via isportsweb.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso likely going on concussion DL

It looks like Sean Doolittle will have some company on the disabled list, as Oakland Athletics teammate John Jaso appears to be headed to the concussion DL.  Susan Slusser has reported that his condition has not improved and that he should be placed on the DL tomorrow.John Jaso tells me he has concussion symptoms that have worsened over past two weeks. #Athletics— Susan Slusser...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jaso chases bird out of infield (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso found himself in the unusual position of having to chase a bird out of the infield in order to take his at-bat during the first inning of Monday's game in Detroit. After Coco Crisp hit a double to lead off the game, a bird landed between home plate and the pitcher's mound. Jaso came out of the batter...
Via Holdout Sports
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Suzuki returns to the Oakland Athletics

Kurt Suzuki Yesterday, the Oakland Athletics struck a deal with the Washington Nationals and acquired their former catcher Kurt Suzuki. The Nationals will obtain Class-A starter Dakota Bacus as well as half of Suzuki’s remaining salary and half of his 2014 buyout. This was a great trade for the Athletics seeing as two out of their three catchers are out with injuries. John Jaso...
Via isportsweb.com
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss
HEAD NOT IN THE GAME

John Jaso slides into second base on foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes. Oakland A's catcher John Jaso had an embarrassing moment running the basepaths during Thursday's game against the Texas Rangers when he slid into second base on a foul ball. It happened in the top of the third inning after Jaso walked to reach first base with two outs. The next A's batter, Jed Lowrie, hit a foul grounder on a...
Via Holdout Sports
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez gifts John Jaso with an engraved Rolex

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez did right by the catcher that was on the other side of his perfect game last August. Hernandez gifted Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso with a brand new Rolex for their perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Please click here to read this story. The post Felix Hernandez gifts John Jaso with an engraved Rolex appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

John Jaso's plate discipline improves the Athletics

The Oakland Athletics won the American League West last season despite a virtual black hole on offense from the catching position. In 632 plate appearances by all of their catchers in 2012, the triple slash line from the position was: .204/.262/.325. That .587 OPS was abysmal and worked out to a 64 OPS+. And so it made sense for Billy Beane to use a couple of his pitching prospects...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Question to Seattle Mariners fans: Does John Jaso still exist?

Mariners gems lost in the hype of Jesus’ arrival? There are things that have happened in Northwest history that are better not remembered.  The first is the Pig War.  Don’t know what the Pig War was? Then be proud of yourself. But in typical North West laid back fashion, we were able to have an event called a war in which only a single shot was fired and the only victim was...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaso Happy To Be With Mariners, Blames 2011 On Injuries

John Jaso is from northern California, so you can imagine he is pretty excited about being traded to the Seattle Mariners, telling Geoff Baker of The Seattle Times that he is “very excited about that.” He also explained why he struggled so much in 2011… “I think it was a little bit of second year stuff…Defensively, I had a little bit of a groin issue and then my oblique...
Via Rays Index
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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