The A's notched their fifth shutout of the season Saturday, but the latest twist in the Brett Lawrie vs. the Royals was the hot topic after the game.
After pitching into the sixth inning, a blister forced Jesse Hahn out on Saturday's game and his status for his next start is unclear.
For the second straight night, the benches cleared in Kansas City with the spotlight on Brett Lawrie as the A's bats were alive in Saturday's win.


Athletics - Team News
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick hit his first home run of the season in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Royals. Reddick launched a three-run shot off Yordano Ventura in the fourth inning. Next batter Brett Lawrie paid the bill, as Ventura plunked him and was ejected. Lawrie's hard...
Apr 18 7:23PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn left his start Saturday versus the Royals with a blister on his right hand. It doesn't sound like much, though blisters sometimes cause starting pitchers to miss rotation turns. It's a coin flip whether Hahn will be ready to go Thursday against the...
Apr 18 6:22PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn left Saturday's start against the Royals in the sixth inning after fielding a... He was looking at a finger on his throwing hand when he exited. It's a shame because Hahn was having an excellent game, allowing just three hits in 5 1/3 shutout innings....
Apr 18 5:58PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
A's trainer Nick Paparesta said Coco Crisp (elbow) could begin baseball activity on Monday. That doesn't necessarily mean Crisp is close to a return but it's a step in the right direction. Crisp, who underwent right elbow surgery on April 3, was originally given a...
Apr 18 2:30PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist (heel) went 0-for-4 in his return to the Athletics lineup on Friday. He sat out Wednesday's contest with a sore heel and got an extra day to rest with Thursday's off-day. Serving primarily as the third hitter in Bob Melvin's lineup, Zobrist...
Apr 18 5:13AM Read More
Stephen Vogt - C
Stephen Vogt delivered the first multi-homer game of his career in Friday's loss to the Royals. Vogt followed a solo blast by Ike Davis with one of his own off Jeremy Guthrie in the fourth inning to tie the game at 3-3. He'd later tag Guthrie again in the seventh for...
Apr 17 7:55PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray was knocked around in a no-decision against the Royals on Friday, surrendering four... Gray walked just one on the night while whiffing five. Most of the damage against him came on a three-run uprising in the third inning where the Royals strung together a...
Apr 17 7:50PM Read More
Drew Pomeranz - S
Drew Pomeranz surrendered four runs in five-plus innings Wednesday in a loss to the Astros. Pomeranz couldn't duplicate last week's effort against the Mariners, but at the same time, it wasn't any sort of disaster. Unfortunately, the six hits he did allow all came...
Apr 15 8:49PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) has progressed to throwing from 105 feet. A's manager Bob Melvin heard Doolittle "really let it go" during his recent throwing session. Doolittle still isn't throwing from a mound, one of the biggest steps...
Apr 15 4:16PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist is nursing a sore heel. That's the primary reason for his absence Wednesday night against the Astros. Zobrist is expected to return to the lineup Friday after Thursday's off day.
Apr 15 3:17PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday. It appears to simply be a day off. Eric Sogard is at second base in Zobrist's place.
Apr 15 12:24PM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) will throw 45 pitches in an extended spring training game on Saturday. It will be his first game action since last year's Tommy John surgery. Parker could be ready for a minor league rehab assignment in a couple weeks and might be an option for...
Apr 14 8:50PM Read More
Sam Fuld - OF
Sam Fuld doubled twice in four at-bats and scored the only run that mattered in Tuesday's win... Fuld doubled to lead off the ballgame and later scored the game's first run on Ben Zobrist's sacrifice fly. As the A's ended up shutting out the Astros, it turned out to be...
Apr 14 8:25PM Read More
Kendall Graveman - S
Kendall Graveman shut out the Astros over 5 1/3 innings to earn his first win of the season on... Graveman had a disastrous season debut on Thursday, serving up eight runs to the Rangers. He was much better this time around, limiting the Astros to four hits and four...
Apr 14 8:20PM Read More
Stephen Vogt - C
Stephen Vogt (ankle) is in the Athletics' starting lineup on Tuesday night versus the Astros. Vogt turned his left ankle on Monday night, but he only came away with a bit of swelling. The catcher is batting .348/.423/.609 through seven games this year.
Apr 14 1:50PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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Stephen Vogt11386143139.368
Billy Butler12478173017.362
Ike Davis11377134016.351
Sam Fuld11449134303.295
Mark Canha9417123017.293
Brett Lawrie12454122013.267

Jesse Chavez00-4016.290.00
Scott Kazmir201.00022013.0180.69
Fernando Abad01.0005004.132.08
Sonny Gray101.00033021.1122.11
Jesse Hahn11.50033017.052.12
Tyler Clippard01.0004004.012.25
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