JOHN JASO NEWS

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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Jaso's pinch HR gives A's a victory

Some players, knowing they might pinch hit late in games, spend time watching video of relievers or taking some hacks in the cage, or just intently watching the opposing pitcher. John Jaso is not one of them - the A's catcher has a remarkably laid-back approach to big at-bats. On Monday night at Angel Stadium, he used that mellow vibe while hitting for Derek Norris in the ninth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs A's, April 14, 2014

Albert Pujols delivered an RBI single and a solo home run to carry a 2-1 lead into the ninth behind starter Hector Santiago’s one run, five hit performance over seven innings. But Oakland spoiled the night for the Halos when John Jaso tagged Ernesto Frieri late for a pinch hit, two-run home run to give the A’s a 3-2 victory.Click here to download the scorecard.If your new to...
Via Angelswin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Jaso’s two-run blast pushes A’s past the Angels

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Via Valley Bay News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Things get ugly late as Angels unravel in loss to A's

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia used his first replay challenge of the season, but like everything else that happened in the ninth inning Monday night, it didn't go very well. Scioscia didn't get an umpire's call at first base overturned, and the Angels, who were looking to go over .500 for the first time since opening day last season, imploded. They were...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians look to bounce back in Game 2 of doubleheader

OAKLAND -- The Indians will try to avoid getting swept in a day/night doubleheader after losing the first game 6-1 to the Athletics in the rubber game of the series. Here are the lineups: INDIANS Nyjer Morgan CF Nick Swisher 1B Jason Kipnis DH Carlos Santana C Michael Brantley LF Asdrubal Cabrera SS David Murphy RF Mike Aviles 2B Lonnie Chisenhall 3B Zach McAllister P -- The right...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians face old friend Scott Kazmir in Oakland

The Cleveland Indians took part in a bit of history and helped the Oakland Athletics create some of their own in the season opener. The Indians will now try to beat an old friend Tuesday night, while the A's attempt to avoid another 0-2 start when they send Scott Kazmir to the mound. Cleveland handed Oakland a major league-record 10th straight opening-day loss Monday, scoring...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Home plate rule part of Indians first experience with replay

OAKLAND -- Michael Brantley understands there is a lot of gray area when it comes to the new rule on home plate collisions. The Indians got caught up in it during the sixth inning of Monday's opener at Oakland. With one out in the inning and runners at second and third, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a ball that bounced off Sonny Gray's leg. Gray quickly recovered and threw the ball...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A's John Jaso leaves Cactus League opener after being hit on elbow by pitch

Oakland A's catcher John Jaso had to leave Wednesday afternoon's Catcus League opener after taking a pitch off his right elbow. John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group tweeted that Jaso had planned to catch at least four innings in the game, but had to end his afternoon early after the HBP.Photo: Thomson200 via Wikimedia CommonsJaso, 30, was making his first appearance in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Jaso to catch for first time since concussion

Oakland catcher John Jaso will take his place behind home plate in a game for the first time since suffering a concussion when he was struck by a foul tip last July 24. Jaso was given the starting nod for the spring training opener in Scottsdale on Wednesday, a move A's manager Bob Melvin hopes will put Jaso at ease quickly. Melvin said Jaso, who has played in parts of five...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

A's catcher Jaso ready for spring training

John Jaso took the field with the rest of his Oakland Athletics teammates for their first full-squad workout of spring training on Thursday. He'd already taken a ball off his mask in spring training, an important hurdle for him to clear in his return to baseball. Jaso is coming back from a concussion that ultimately knocked him out for almost half of last season. A foul tip...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jaso: ‘All Good’ After Concussion, Wants to Catch for 2014 A’s

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Via Valley Bay News
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics' C John Jaso fully recovered from season-ending concussion

The Oakland Athletics continue to get good news from the injury front. On February 8, we reported that pitcher Sonny Gray (broken thumb) has resumed his throwing program in preparation for Spring Training, and we have now learned from the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser that catcher John Jaso is fully recovered from his season-ending concussion from last July.By Thomson200...
Via MLB Injury News
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A's John Jaso healthy, hoping to get back behind plate

John Jaso is minus his long, flowing hair, but what's more important is what's going on inside his newly clean-cut head. "Brain stuff?" the A's catcher said when asked about his health before the A's FanFest on Saturday. "Yeah, it's all good up there." Jaso missed the final two months of the 2013 season and the postseason with a concussion...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A's, Jaso agree to $2.3 million, 1-year contract

Catcher John Jaso has agreed to a $2.3 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. Jaso gets a $500,000 raise under the deal announced Thursday. In addition, Jaso can earn $25,000 bonuses for 90 games started at catcher 450 plate appearances. His first season with the two-time defending AL West champion A's was cut short after he sustained a concussion when he took...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

A's John Jaso took batting practice yesterday

As John Jaso works his way toward an instructional league game in Arizona, he has been continuing to participate in team activities as much as possible.  Yesterday, he took batting practice before the Oakland Athletics' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jane Lee of MLB.com says Jaso is still on pace to start in an instructional league game next Monday in Arizona.  He...
Via MLB Injury News
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

A's catcher John Jaso encouraged after BP session

Coming back from a concussion can be incredibly difficult, but after a long wait, Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso has finally taken batting practice without experiencing any problems. Jaso told MLB.com's Jane Lee that being able to get through the session symptom-free has made him feel a lot more positive going into the offseason. "It's been a couple days I&...
Via MLB Injury News
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s vs. Tampa Bay Rays 8/31 Pregame Notes: Waiver Wire Deadline, John Jaso’s Progress, More

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Via Valley Bay News
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Suzuki returns to the Oakland Athletics

Kurt Suzuki Yesterday, the Oakland Athletics struck a deal with the Washington Nationals and acquired their former catcher Kurt Suzuki. The Nationals will obtain Class-A starter Dakota Bacus as well as half of Suzuki’s remaining salary and half of his 2014 buyout. This was a great trade for the Athletics seeing as two out of their three catchers are out with injuries. John Jaso...
Via isportsweb.com
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

A's Re-Acquire Kurt Suzuki

With John Jaso on the disabled list and Derek Norris battling a broken toe, the Oakland A's made a move to bolster their weakened catching corps by re-acquiring an old friend.
Via athletics.scout.com
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

John Jaso's season in jeopardy

Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is likely to be sidelined another three to four weeks and perhaps for the remainder of the season as he recovers from a lingering concussion. Jaso flew to Pittsburgh on Monday to be examined by renowned concussion expert Dr. Micky Collins after the catcher experienced nausea, dizziness, headaches and vision problems when he tried to play catch...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaso's season in jeopardy due to concussion

Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is likely to be sidelined another three to four weeks and perhaps for the remainder of the season as he recovers from a lingering concussion. Jaso flew to Pittsburgh on Monday to be examined by renowned concussion expert Dr. Micky Collins after the catcher experienced nausea, dizziness, headaches and vision problems when he tried to play catch...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics uncertain when John Jaso will return

The Oakland Athletics have determined that catcher John Jaso is expected to make a full recovery from the concussion he suffered earlier this season. While that's the good news, it still remains to be determined exactly when Jaso will rejoin the A's, as, to this point, there is no timetable for his return, according to Jeff Kirshman of MLB.com. Jaso recently met with...
Via MLB Injury News
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics' John Jaso still concussed

A's catcher John Jaso remained in the Bay Area on Tuesday while his teammates opened a six-game road trip in Cincinnati. There are no plans for him to rejoin them as the backstop is still experiencing concussion symptoms. Melvin says Jaso (concussion) gradually improving but there's no plan yet for him to rejoin team. — Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) August 6, 2013 "Not...
Via MLB Injury News
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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