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JOHN JASO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso, Craig Gentry, Sean Doolittle, Stephen Vogt

The Oakland Athletics lost 1-0 on Thursday to Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox, falling to 9.5 games back of the red-hot Los Angeles Angeles, and giving A's only a one game lead for the AL Wild Card. Some of the injuries that have plagued the team are updated below.Catcher John Jaso (.264/.337/.430, OPS+ 117 with nine homers and 40 RBI in 99 games) has been on the concussion...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics C John Jaso still out with concussion

CHICAGO (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso, Sean Doolittle, Nick Punto, Stephen Vogt

The Oakland Athletics, who led the AL West for 106 days straight, are now preparing for the contingency that they may have to enter the postseason as one of two Wild Card teams. Part of the reason for the recent 8-17 record is injuries, which are reviewed below.Catcher John Jaso (.264/.337/.430, OPS+ 117 with nine homers and 40 RBI in 99 games) has been on the concussion list since...
Via MLB Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A Day In The Life of John Jaso’s Concussion

“I wake up fine,” said John Jaso of his relative morning clarity, as he recovers from a concussion he suffered when a mid-August pitch rattled his face mask. “As the day goes on, I get all the visual stimuli and start getting foggy.” And this he said after a relatively good day gave him the […]
Via Fangraphs
16 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
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

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
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