Athletics Injury Update: Coco Crisp out with sore neck

The Oakland A's lost to the Seattle Mariners on Friday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the A's to 58-35, two and a half games in front of the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. The A's were without center fielder Coco Crisp, who was out with a sore neck. Craig Gentry started for Crisp and went 0-for-3. John Jaso hit in the lead off spot without...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Pitching Stifles Giants Struggling Offense

The Giants opened up the Bay Bridge series by once again being on the wrong side of a shut-out as they fell to the Oakland Athletics 5-0. It took a few innings, but the Oakland offense finally broke through in the bottom of the fifth. Craig Gentry was awarded first base to lead off the inning after he was hit by a pitch. Ryan Vogelsong and Bruce Bochy didn’t agree and challenged...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Athletics, Cubs complete blockbuster trade

The Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have completed a blockbuster trade. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports the A’s have acquired pitchers Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija from the Cubs, in return for A’s top prospect shortstop Addison Russell, among others. DEAL IS DONE: #Cubs send Samardzija and Hammel to #Athletics for Addison Russell, per sources. May be other players...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bud Selig gives Athletics permission to move

Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff informed city and county leaders that he had received permission from commissioner Bud Selig to immediately move the team outside Oakland unless a new stadium deal was approved, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday. The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority immediately restarted negotiations following the e-mail. Here is a full...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oakland Athletics Get Swept Out of Detroit To End Road Trip

The Oakland Athletics were swept out of the Motor City on Wednesday afternoon. The 9-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers drops the club to 51-33 and means that Oakland ends the three-city road trip 4-4. Jesse Chavez was staked to a 2-0 lead in the first inning thanks to home runs from Coco Crisp and Brandon Moss. For Moss, the home run was his team-leading 19th. The left-handed hitter finished...
Via BaySportsNet
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp uses catlike ninja move to get out of a rundown (VIDEO)

Coco Crisp got caught in a rundown between first and second after a pickoff attempt Friday night. But the A's outfielder managed to use a ninja-like move to escape the tag.Now you see him, now you don't.Even the baffled Marlins players stood around wondering what just happened after Crisp's catlike crawl and slide back to the base.Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Was It Just A Bad Outing For Wheeler?

It was just under a week ago that we all witnessed something that we had been waiting for.  With no fault of our own, we let our hopes skyrocket for Zack Wheeler, and he delivered his best start in the major leagues, throwing a complete game three-hit shutout against the Miami Marlins. What would he do for an encore? As he reached back and fired his first pitch on Wednesday night...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Eric Sogard React To Coco Crisp Gnome Giveaway Day In Oakland (Video)

After winning the World Series with the Red Sox in 2007, Coco Crisp has become an integral part of the Oakland A’s. His fun personality, electric playing style and crazy hair make him a likable guy in the Bay Area. Because of his popularity, the Oakland A’s are celebrating their outfielder by giving away Coco Crisp garden gnomes to the first 20,000 fans at the stadium for Sunday’s...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A's win fifth straight, beat Red Sox in 10 innings

They're giving away Coco Crisp garden gnomes at the Coliseum before Sunday's series finale between the A's and the Red Sox. After the way Crisp has treated them the last two days, it's a fair bet the Sox would like nothing better than to see the A's give away Crisp himself. Crisp followed up Friday's game-winning, eighth-inning single with a 10th-inning RBI...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Dustin Pedroia Briefly Provides Spark After Huge Break

The Boston Red Sox’s 10-game road trip is off to a disastrous start. The Red Sox, who swept the Minnesota Twins earlier this week at Fenway Park, have dropped three straight to the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum. Coco Crisp again delivered the finishing blow Saturday, lining an RBI single into right field in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the A’s a 4-3, walk-off win...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Offensive Futility Keeps Spoiling Boston’s Areas Of Strength

The Boston Red Sox’s offensive futility is becoming more troubling with each passing day. It’s as if the script is written before the actors even arrive on set. The Red Sox have scored three runs or fewer in each of their last eight games after suffering a 2-1, 10-inning loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday at Coliseum. Amazingly, Boston has managed three wins in that...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics win 5th straight after Coco Crisp’s walk-off single

Your browser does not support iframes. Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp singled in Alberto Crisp with one out in the 10th inning and the Athletics beat the Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to five games. “I was taking the approach they were going to come right after me,” said Crisp. “I didn’t want to wait around for the splitter so I was hoping that...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp’s Walk-Off Single Sinks Red Sox In Extra Innings (Video)

Coco Crisp’s villain status is on the rise in Boston. Crisp, whose eighth-inning knock was the difference in Friday’s game, lifted the Oakland Athletics past the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday with a walk-off, RBI single off Koji Uehara in the bottom of the 10th inning at Coliseum. The Red Sox have dropped three straight to the A’s to fall to seven games below .500 (34...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesse Chavez Blanks Red Sox Through 7, Coco Crisp Gives A’s Walk-Off in 10th

The Oakland A’s secured their third straight series victory with a 2-1 extra inning win over the Boston Red Sox Saturday afternoon to improve to 47-28 and maintain their status as the best team in Major League Baseball. Coming off their 4-3 victory Friday evening in Brad Mills Oakland debut, the A’s had won four straight games, six of their last seven and were 12-6 in the month...
Via BaySportsNet
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Donaldson homers, A's beat Red Sox in 4-3 rally

When one scoring opportunity was wasted, another one was waiting just around the corner for the A’s on Friday night. Coco Crisp finally put an end to the frustration, delivering the go-ahead single with two outs in the eighth inning and leading the A’s to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller hit Kyle Blanks and Alberto Callaspo on back-to-back...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Donaldson, Coco Crisp Lead A’s Past Red Sox 4-3

Riding a three-game winning streak, and five of the past six games, the A’s continued their weekend series against the Boston Red Sox Friday evening after winning the opener Thursday night by a score of 4-2. The A’s were able to push their winning streak to four games as they squeaked out a one-run victory, 4-3, powered by a three-run homer off the bat of Josh Donaldson and a...
Via BaySportsNet
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: A's Beat Sox 4-3 Behind Crisp Single In 8th

Old friend Coco Crisp burns the Sox with an RBI single off Andrew Miller in the 8th inning to give the A's a 4-3 victory. 
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Giving Out Coco Crisp Garden Gnomes During Red Sox Series (Photo)

If you live on the West Coast, and you’ve always wanted a garden gnome of a former Boston Red Sox favorite, then you’re in luck. Saturday is “Coco Crisp Garden Gnome Day” at Coliseum for the Oakland A’s matchup against the Red Sox, and the first 20,000 fans at the stadium will receive a little statue in the outfielder’s likeness. The garden gnome that catches...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris, Crisp blast A's past Yankees 10-5

Josh Donaldson finally got off the schneid Sunday, notching his first base hit in more than a week. But the true signs that the A’s might be emerging from their offensive slumber came elsewhere in a 10-5 victory over the New York Yankees. They rediscovered their love for the long ball, as Derek Norris and Coco Crisp each hit three-run homers over the first two innings. They drove...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Accidental Fireworks Go Off after Coco Crisp Robs Josh Hamilton of HR in LA

Your browser does not support iframes. On Wednesday during the A’s vs. Angels game, Coco Crisp robbed Josh Hamilton of a home run. After the beautiful grab, fireworks went off in Los Angeles by accident, as whoever set them off probably didn’t see Crisp catch the ball. [CBS Sports] The post Accidental Fireworks Go Off after Coco Crisp Robs Josh Hamilton of HR in LA appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp robs Josh Hamilton of home run; fireworks accidentally go off (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Josh Hamilton has not hit many home runs this season. Much of that has to do with the fact that he has been injured, but Coco Crisp is also partially responsible. Hamilton made a bid for his fourth homer of the year on Wednesday when the Oakland A’s center […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp Robs Home Run, Gives Mutumbo Finger Wag To Premature Fireworks (Video)

The Dikembe Mutumbo finger wag has made its way to Major League Baseball. During the second inning of Wednesday night’s game between the Athletics and the Angels, Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp did one of those things he’s been known to do, and robbed Josh Hamilton of a home run with a leaping grab at the wall. Your browser does not support iframes. It was a phenomenal catch...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp Finger Wags Angel Stadium Fireworks After Robbing Josh Hamilton Homer

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Your browser does not support iframes. Coco Crisp made a great leaping catch on Wednesday night in Anaheim to turn what...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Trout, Coco Crisp exchange home run-robbing catches

In the first inning of Wednesday's A's-Angels game, Mike Trout robbed Yoenis Cespedes of a home run with a beautifully timed leap over the center field wall at Angels Stadium.Coco Crisp then pays back his teammate by denying Josh Hamilton of a solo shot in the next inning with an effortless catch of his own — keeping the score tied at 0-0.Here's both catches to compare...
Via The Other Paper
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels back on track despite loss to Oakland

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A sweep would have been so satisfying. Had the Angels won Wednesday night, they would have wiped away the three losses they suffered two weekends ago to the Oakland A's. They would have had an unbeaten homestand. They would have trimmed their deficit in the American League West to 1 ½ games. Coming close will have to do. After winning the first two games against...
Via Fox Sports West
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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