CoCo Crisp


ARLINGTON, Texas – Persisting neck pain is hindering A's center fielder Coco Crisp to the point where he'll return to the Bay Area to get examined.


OAKLAND –- Coco Crisp was back in the A’s lineup Friday night, but a prolonged period of rest has not knocked out the physical ailments for the center fielder.


The A’s have set their rotation coming out of the All-Star break, and it will go Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir and Jesse Chavez.


Programming note: Blue Jays-A’s coverage starts today at 12:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California