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A’s Recap: Hahn, Alonso Roughed Up In Loss

The A’s drop a tough one Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins, 11-9. Oakland also loses Jesse Hahn to an injury and witness Yonder Alonso hit the ground in agony.  The A’s (20-25) dropped a tough one against the Marlins on Tuesday night, 11-9. In addition to dropping yet another game in the standings, the […] A’s Recap: Hahn, Alonso Roughed Up In Loss - White Cleat Beat...
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1 day ago

Alonso day to day after HBP to wrist

Slugging A's first baseman Yonder Alonso was removed from Tuesday night's 11-9 loss to the Marlins, shortly after being hit in the right wrist by a pitch in the sixth inning. Alonso sustained contusions to his right hand and wrist, but X-rays were clean and he is considered to be day to day.
1 day ago

Alonso exits after being hit by pitch in wrist

Slugging A's first baseman Yonder Alonso was removed from Tuesday's contest against the Miami Marlins, shortly after being hit in the right wrist by a pitch in the sixth inning.
1 day ago

Yonder Alonso: Earning His A's

Yonder Alonso is returning to the A's lineup soon after a few days off from a sprained knee. That's good news, because thanks to some changes in swing mechanics and better plate discipline, the slugger is quietly one of the biggest breakout stars of the season.
Via Sports On Earth
2 days ago

Sore Alonso sitting through at least Saturday

The A's will be without their home run leader through at least Saturday, as Yonder Alonso continues to rest a sore left knee.
7 days ago

Alonso exits in 7th with left knee soreness

A's first baseman Yonder Alonso was pulled from Wednesday's 4-0 loss in Seattle in the seventh inning with left knee soreness, an injury he believes to be minor.
7 days ago

Top 10 MLB trade deadline candidates

The MLB trade deadline is nearly two and a half months away, but it isn’t too early to start assessing the market.Teams are off to good and bad starts, and those struggling may soon have to confront the reality that they’re just not going to contend this season. Those that aren’t going to compete will likely be met with tempting offers to move impending free agents and other...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yonder Alonso Has Transformed Himself Into a Power Hitter

Entering his eighth season in the big leagues, we had a lot of data to draw upon when figuring out what kind of hitter Yonder Alonso had been. “Power hitter” definitely wasn’t an adjective anyone would use — until this year. The Oakland Athletics first baseman had hit just 39 homers through his first 2,343 plate appearances, but things have gone quite a bit differently...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yonder Alonso Is the New Poster Boy for the Fly Ball Revolution

Yesterday, Yonder Alonso hit a home run. Used to be, that would be notable because Yonder Alonso home runs didn’t happen very often. This year, that home run was notable because it was ninth of the year, matching his career high for home runs in a season. Alonso matched his career-best home run total on May 7th, in his 29th game of the 2017 season. You can only do something like...
Via Fangraphs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yonder Alonso Has Changed His Mind

Have you seen what Yonder Alonso is doing this spring? You might not recognize it. If he qualified, his .421/.560/.789 line would the third-best in baseball. While it’s easy to dismiss a spring fling from an established player, this player spent the offseason thinking differently. Now he’s moving differently at the plate, too. First, let’s look at a typical swing of Alonso’s...
Via Fangraphs
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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