After hitting third Monday night, catcher Stephen Vogt is batting a few slots lower Tuesday against Miguel Gonzalez and the Orioles.
With the acquisition of infielder Danny Valencia on Monday, the A's optioned rookie infielder Max Muncy to Triple-A Sacramento Tuesday.
Over the past two months, Jesse Chavez has been hit hard more times than not, so will Bob Melvin make a move to replace him in the rotation?


Athletics - Team News
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (back) is back in the Athletics' lineup Tuesday. Reddick sat out Monday's game with lower back soreness, but he's ready to go now. The veteran outfielder sports a .283/.334/.459 batting line with 13 homers this season.
Aug 4 3:15PM Read More
Max Muncy - 1B
Athletics optioned INF Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville. Muncy gets the boot to clear a roster spot for Danny Valencia, who was claimed off waivers from the Blue Jays on Monday. Muncy, 24, has batted just .207/.275/.378 in 91...
Aug 4 1:23PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (neck) went 2-for-4 with a run scored Monday against the Orioles in his return from... Crisp ended up missing more than two more months with a neck injury. He's no sure thing to stay healthy given his history, but the A's are planning on using him as their...
Aug 4 5:33AM Read More
Jesse Chavez - S
Jesse Chavez was chased after 3 2/3 innings, giving up six runs to the Orioles in Monday's... Chris Davis put Chavez against the ropes early with a three-run home run in the first inning. Caleb Joseph added a two-run blast in the fourth. Overall, the right-hander...
Aug 3 9:58PM Read More
Jake Smolinski - OF
Athletics optioned OF Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Nashville. Smolinski is sent packing despite hitting .320/.379/.640 in 11 games since joining the A's. The club had to pick an outfielder to go with Coco Crisp back from the disabled...
Aug 3 2:28PM Read More
Dan Otero - R
Athletics optioned RHP Dan Otero to Triple-A Nashville. Otero has been scored upon in five out of his last eight appearances. Arnold Leon is taking his spot in the bullpen.
Aug 3 2:25PM Read More
Arnold Leon - R
Athletics recalled RHP Arnold Leon from Triple-A Nashville. Leon holds a 3.74 ERA and 10/1 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 relief innings with the big club this season. He'll be used in long relief.
Aug 3 2:24PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Athletics activated OF Coco Crisp from the 60-day disabled list. Crisp is finally ready to give it a go again after being sidelined since mid-May with his ongoing neck issue. He had only two hits in 45 at-bats before going on the disabled...
Aug 3 2:23PM Read More
Pat Venditte - R
Athletics activated SHP Pat Venditte from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A... Venditte hit the disabled list on June 12 with a right shoulder strain and is still making rehab appearances at the Triple-A level. The 30-year-old switch-pitcher should...
Aug 3 12:09PM Read More
Danny Valencia - OF
Athletics claimed INF/OF Danny Valencia off waivers from the Blue Jays. Valencia was designated for assignment by Toronto in a somewhat surprising move after the July 31 trade deadline. He's having a very good season and drew interest from a...
Aug 3 12:06PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (back) is unlikely to play on Monday. Reddick tweaked his back while making a running catch during Sunday's game against the Indians. He indicated that his back was feeling better after icing it though, and...
Aug 2 5:34PM Read More
Danny Valencia - OF
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the White Sox, Rangers and Orioles have emerged as... In a bit of a surprise move, Valencia was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Saturday. He is expected to be claimed off trade waivers on Monday, which will give...
Aug 2 5:16PM Read More
Mark Canha - OF
Mark Canha hit a walk-off double to propel the A's to a 2-1 win over the Indians on Sunday. Canha had not recorded a hit entering the 10th inning, but his two-out double off of Indians reliever Cody Allen scored Sam Fuld from first to give the A's a low-scoring...
Aug 2 5:11PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray pitched a typically strong game in a no-decision against the Indians on Sunday,... Gray had issues with his control, as he walked four, but he also struck out seven. The lone run to score against the All-Star came in the first inning, when he allowed a...
Aug 2 4:56PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Indians due to tightness in his... Prior to his departure, Reddick had been 0-for-2 against Trevor Bauer. It doesn't sound as though the injury is serious, so expect him to return to the lineup in a day or...
Aug 2 3:07PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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B. Burns793294597125219.295
J. Reddick98353451001731358.283
B. Lawrie10036734100181942.272
S. Vogt9932944871521459.264
M. Semien1063844094173923.245
B. Butler1003674289171947.243

I. Davis00-1001.000.00
S. Doolittle00-1001.020.00
P. Venditte00-4005.240.00
S. Gray114.73322220152.21312.12
A. Castro01.0005004.042.25
A. Brooks101.00031011.283.09
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