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Meet Your 2015 Oakland A’s!

A’s GM Billy Beane: Rebuilding or retooling for another run?   With the A’s heart-breaking 2014 campaign now over, the A’s faithful are left wondering, “What’s next?” But before we examine the possible answers to that question, let’s first take a look at who’s set to stay and who’s set to go…   A’s Eligible Free Agents: Jon Lester, Jason Hammel, Luke Gregerson...
Via Athletics Farm
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Craig Gentry, Jed Lowrie, John Jaso

The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels Monday night to pull ahead in the AL Wild Card race by one game. MLB has their probability of getting to the postseason at 99%, with six games remaining. Below is a report on some injuries that could affect the team in October.Outfielder Craig Gentry (concussion) has not been cleared to play and, according to Susan Slusser of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jaso not cleared to return from concussion

Earlier this week A’s catcher/designated hitter John Jaso was believed to be on the verge of returning from an August concussion, albeit in a limited bench role, but now those plans have been scrapped. Daniel Kramer of MLB.com reports that Jaso met Wednesday with a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh who advised him to “return to Oakland and halt baseball activities for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 11, 2014  |  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
September 11, 2014  |  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
September 10, 2014  |  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
September 08, 2014  |  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
September 03, 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 (C / DH, OAK) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-Only Leagues, Most Mixed Leagues ANALYSIS: The 30-year-old Jaso has found his place in baseball within Billy Beane’s platoon system. He has been playing half his time at DH, the other half behind the dish. Now, with Yoenis Cespedes out of Oakland, things should open up for Jaso to play everyday, […]
Via RotoBaller
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso pulled with knee irritation

After crushing a two-run homer in the sixth inning of the Oakland A's 5-1 victory over the Texas Rangers, catcher John Jaso left in the eighth inning with a "twinge" in his left knee, according to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group (video here and below). Jaso, who is hitting .285/.362/.459 (OPS+ 131) with seven homers and 33 RBI, could play Sunday. He was replaced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 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

A’s John Jaso chases pigeon off the Comerica Park field (VIDEO)

via mlb.com A’s catcher flexed some serious muscle Monday night chasing a pigeon off the field in Detroit.  The bird found an empty seat between the mound and home plate to watch Anibal Sanchez spit his magic until Jaso came on him like an angry usher.  Home plate umpire Mike Dimuro also got tough giving the pigeon one last lunge before hopping back behind the plate. The pigeon...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 30, 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

2 Roster Moves I Actually Made, Week 10

Jaso doesn’t get the love fellow A Derek Norris does (Photo: Getty Images) Another quiet week for my fantasy teams on the transaction front. What can I say, I have put them in a pretty good position to win as currently constructed given that my three H2H teams are currently playoff bound, and my one rotisserie league team is in second place. In this edition of “Moves I Actually...
Via Baseball Professor
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Walker’s Career Year

In Episode 70, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Review the show on iTunes and enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to StubHub! Click here for details. Today’s topics include: What to do when your injury fill-ins are outplaying...
Via Baseball Professor
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Josh Dongaldson Is The Bringer Of Rain

As I look over my rosters for the year on DraftKings, the team I’ve won the most cash with is the Oakland A’s. The combination of Brandon Moss (who had two homers last night), John Jaso, Derek Norris, Yoenis Cespedes and even Josh Reddick have made bank for me all season. However, the player I’ve targeted most often is Josh Donaldson – especially against left-handers. Dongaldson...
Via Razzball
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: What Max Scherzer’s fastball does to John Jaso’s arm

So what happens if you get hit with a high 90′s fastball from the reigning AL Cy Young winner Max Scherzer? John Jaso’s arm tells the tale with large lump that’s probably an array of black and blue today. Pretty gross… h/t: CBS Sports
Via The Majors Detroit
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso, Jed Lowrie, Nick Punto all out of lineup

Three Oakland Athletics are being held out of Saturday afternoon's contest in Toronto, all dealing with minor injury issues. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that John Jaso, Jed Lowrie and Nick Punto are all out of the lineup.Melvin says Punto better than expected today but not likely to be available. Jaso maybe Monday, as Jaso said. Lowrie available off...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: John Jaso scratched

John Jaso was initially in the lineup for the Oakland Athletics in Toronto before being scratched before game time due to tightness after the series on artificial turf in Tampa Bay, according to Susan Slusser of SF Gate.Jason Miller/Getty Images David Hale, A’s bench coach, who was replacing Bob Melvin who is at his daughter’s graduation says that it isn’t a big deal and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaso proves difference as A's rally to beat Nationals in 10 innings

John Jaso said it was his biggest night in an A's uniform, and by the end of the A's 4-3, 10-inning win over Washington on Saturday, it was certainly his messiest, too. Jaso's 10th-inning double off the right field wall scored Nick Punto from first base with the game-winner, earning Jaso a whipped cream pie in the face, shoulders and torso, the Oakland symbol of late...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown Game #13: Jaso’d again – Athletics 3, Angels 2

I’m writing this whilst doubled over as I am still feeling the after-effects of that gut punch loss courtesy of John Jaso. Run Expectancy Rundown Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun were the only two Angels that could solve the riddle that was Jesse Chavez. David Freese and Howie Kendrick did their usual no-show act while Mike Trout was very un-Trout-like. Jaso. It always has to be...
Via Monkey with a Halo
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaso Pinch-Hit Homers A’s To Come From Behind Victory Over Halos

It was a night for the Southern California local guys wearing green and gold to shine for the A’s. Jesse Chavez, from Fontana, about a  45 minute drive from Anaheim, turned in another brilliant pitching performance, lasting seven innings of two run (one earned run) ball. Chavez allowed four hits and struck out nine Angels’ batters without allowing a walk. The only earned run...
Via BaySportsNet
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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