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Catching Up With: Oakland A’s Catcher Stephen Vogt

Stephen Vogt didn’t get his first taste of life in the majors until the age of 27, when he made it into 18 games for Tampa Bay. The A’s acquired him at the start of last season and called him up to the big club from Sacramento midway through the year. And with John Jaso sidelined through much of the second half, Vogt played a pivotal role in the A’s pennant run. Many were disappointed...
Via Athletics Farm
8 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Joe West Gets Hit By A Foul Ball, Feels No Pain

Umpire “Country” Joe West is not exactly one of the more popular people in baseball these days and yet even we can all admit that this moment in the Mets-Athletics game was pretty funny. After A’s catcher Stephen Vogt hit a hard liner down the right field line foul and hit Joe West as he was trying to get out of the way, this happened…. GIF: Ump Joe West gets nailed by a...
Via The Daily Stache
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Catchers John Jaso, Stephen Vogt Race To Gear Up In Dugout (Video)

Don’t ever accuse Oakland A’s catchers John Jaso and Stephen Vogt of being unprepared. Fellow A’s backstop Derek Norris has been taking a beating behind the plate recently, so when Norris was struck in the hand by a Yangervis Solarte backswing during Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees, both Jaso and Vogt sprung into action. Your browser does not support iframes....
Via NESN.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jaso, Stephen Vogt have dugout battle for playing time

After A's catcher Derek Norris was hit on the glove hand by Yangervis Solarte's back swing Sunday, it looked like he may not be able to stay in the game and would have to be replaced.So John Jaso and Stephen Vogt did what any concerned teammates would do — have a friendly battle to see who could get their gear on first. Squatting behind the plate has be be a lot more fun...
Via The Other Paper
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

A's call up C Vogt, send RHP Rodriguez to minors

The Oakland Athletics called up catcher Stephen Vogt from Triple-A Sacramento on Sunday and optioned right-hander Fernando Rodriguez back to the minors. Vogt immediately went into the starting lineup at catcher for the series finale against the Los Angeles Angels as the short-handed A's needed hitters with first baseman Brandon Moss (right calf) and outfielder Josh Reddick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A's catcher Stephen Vogt making presence known

(Eds: Adds details, quotes.) By DON KETCHUM Associated Press At first glance, Oakland catcher Stephen Vogt appears to be lobbying for a spot on the A's opening day roster. He walks into the team's spring-training clubhouse, gets into his uniform and goes to the opposite side of the room, sitting down beside a teammate to see how he's doing. As the catchers prepare to...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A's rookie Vogt delivers game-winning playoff hit

Stephen Vogt triumphantly raised his right arm as he took off for first, and did it again with a celebratory whipped cream pie covering his face. Then, once more for the cheering home crowd as he left the field responsible for another improbable Oakland walkoff win. No doubt Vogt will cherish this moment for all it was worth. Thanks to him, and fellow rookie Sonny Gray, the Athletics...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Recall Catcher Stephen Vogt from Triple-A Sacramento

As expected, the Oakland A’s made a roster move on Tuesday to fill the spot left by Dan Straily when he was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento on Sunday. Catcher Stephen Vogt was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced via Twitter minutes ago. Vogt was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to Oakland on April 6th for cash or a player to be named later. The 28-year old played...
Via BaySportsNet
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephen Vogt Becoming River Cats’ New Hitting Star

When Stephen Vogt arrived in Sacramento, most fans in the northern California area likely had never heard of him. Or, rather, if they had heard of him, it was from his rather inauspicious major league debut in 2012, where he went hitless in 27 plate appearances spread out over three stints with the Tampa Bay Rays. Now, however, after watching Vogt hit in a River Cat uniform for over...
Via BaySportsNet
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays 40 Man Roster Profile: Stephen Vogt

Friday was the deadline for Major League teams to add players to their 40 Man Roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 8th. The Rays added three Minor League players: C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt, RHP Alexander Colome, and RHP Wilking Rodriguez. For the next three days I will be examining each player's potential impact in 2012 and beyond. Today I take a look at Stephen Vogt.
Via rays.scout.com
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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