The A's have placed Ben Zobrist on the 15-day DL with a medial meniscus tear in his left knee, the team announced Saturday morning.
A's prospect Max Muncy got his first big league call-up with Ben Zobrist going on the DL Saturday, and Bob Melvin already has him in the lineup.
Scott Kazmir threw seven innings of shutout ball, but the A's continued to have more bullpen problems in Friday night's loss to the Astros...


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Eury de la Rosa - R
Athletics designated LHP Eury De La Rosa for assignment. The southpaw was unable to crack the talented A's bullpen out of spring training and is now exposed to waivers to create room on the roster for Max Muncy. There's a chance a...
Apr 25 9:24AM Read More
Max Muncy - 1B
Athletics purchased the contract of INF Max Muncy from Triple-A Sacramento. Muncy will provide the team with infield depth while Ben Zobrist is sidelined. He's making his major league debut on Saturday, playing third base and batting seventh against...
Apr 25 9:21AM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Athletics placed INF/OF Ben Zobrist on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee injury. Zobrist had been attempting to play through the injury, but the A's have opted to play it safe and avoid the risk of further injury. There's a chance that he could require...
Apr 25 9:17AM Read More
Scott Kazmir - S
Scott Kazmir blanked the Astros for seven innings and struck out seven in a no-decision Friday. Kazmir has been one of the AL's very best pitchers out of the starting game, amassing a 0.99 ERA and a 0.88 WHIP through four starts. Of course, the thing happened last...
Apr 24 10:58PM Read More
Marcus Semien - SS
Making his first start in the leadoff spot, Marcus Semien went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer... With Sam Fuld on the bench, it's the first time this year that Semien has batted higher than eighth. He'll probably return to the bottom of the order on Saturday, but it's...
Apr 24 10:51PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) threw 15 pitches in a successful bullpen session on Friday. Doolittle came away from the session feeling great and said the he's using the time to work on new grips for his changeup and slider. He'll continue to build up his strength...
Apr 24 4:37PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist (knee) is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday. It's his first start since he hurt his left knee during Sunday's game. Zobrist is being used in the designated hitter spot Friday but should be ready to play the field soon.
Apr 24 2:14PM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) gave up three runs on four hits over 3 2/3 innings in his first minor... Parker struck out one and also hit a batter during the outing. He reportedly hit 93 mph on the radar gun on his final pitch of the evening and also threw several good...
Apr 23 8:15PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist (knee) indicated after Thursday's game that he's feeling better every day, but he... Zobrist appeared as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning of Thursday's contest and said that his knee still felt "weird" as he trotted down to first base. While it's...
Apr 23 6:56PM Read More
Jesse Chavez - R
Jesse Chavez limited the Angels to two runs -- one earned -- and one hit over six innings in... Chavez was excellent as a starter in the first half of last season, but the A's elected to go young rather than keep him in that role to start this year. Maybe they'll...
Apr 23 6:54PM Read More
Brett Lawrie - 3B
Brett Lawrie went 0-for-4 with two more strikeouts in the loss to the Angels on Thursday. While Josh Donaldson was delivering his fourth homer and sixth double for the Blue Jays. Lawrie thus far has three extra-base hits, four RBI and a 23/2 K/BB ratio in 65...
Apr 23 6:50PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (elbow) is ahead of schedule in his rehab from spring elbow surgery. Crisp was not expected to start baseball activities until the weekend, but has already begun playing catch and taking dry swings. The veteran underwent surgery on his right...
Apr 23 2:20PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
A's manager Bob Melvin said that Ben Zobrist (knee) could be available to pinch-hit if he feels... Zobrist received a cortisone shot in his left knee on Monday. He's recovering from cartilage issues. He could make his way back into the lineup on Friday.
Apr 23 2:16PM Read More
Chris Bassitt - S
Athletics recalled RHP Chris Bassitt from Triple-A Nasvhille. Bassitt has posted a 3.38 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 16/4 K/BB ratio in 16 innings this season at the Triple level. The 26-year-old should do well in a long relief role.
Apr 23 10:29AM Read More
Arnold Leon - R
Athletics optioned RHP Arnold Leon to Triple-A Nashville. Leon allowed one run on two hits in his one-inning major league debut Wednesday night against the Angels. The right-hander wasn't pitching very well at Triple-A either. He...
Apr 23 10:27AM Read More

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Stephen Vogt165191931414.373
Ike Davis17518184018.353
Billy Butler1870102440312.343
Sam Fuld175915185304.305
Marcus Semien186881940311.279
Mark Canha156210163017.258

Ike Davis00-1001.000.00
Jesse Chavez01.00051112.2130.71
Scott Kazmir201.00044027.1300.99
Tyler Clippard01.0007017.041.29
Evan Scribner00-70010.2101.69
Sonny Gray201.00044028.1191.91
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