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Burns fills in nicely at top of order while A’s are without Coco

Burns fills in nicely at top of order while A’s are without Coco

The A’s don’t have Coco Crisp, and depending on how his neck problems go, it may be quite a while until they get him back. The A’s are hoping that’s not the case, but the club seems to have found… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 22, 2015

Coco Crisp not having neck surgery that could be career-ending

Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp will try rest and rehabilitation for his neck
No Crisp surgery; rest and rehab remain his ticket to playing

No Crisp surgery; rest and rehab remain his ticket to playing

There will be no neck surgery for A’s left fielder Coco Crisp, the rationale being basic – surgery would end his career. There’s no telling when Crisp will be able to play again, and it remains highly likely he will… Continue Reading →

No surgery for Coco Crisp’s neck injury, just rest, rehab

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana FieldCoco Crisp in a Chronicle file photo from last season. As Bob Melvin had indicated earlier in the week when Coco Crisp reinjured his neck, it’s the same problem Crisp had last season, which a neck specialist in Dallas confirmed on Thursday. Surgery could resolve the neck injury, which is a mechanical neck pain issue, but it would involve fusing vertebrae, and that would end Crisp’s career; neck fusion causes a loss in neck mobility, and if you can’t turn your head, you can’t play baseball. In addition, it’s dangerous to...
San Jose Mercury News May 22, 2015

A's put pitcher Mujica on disabled list, Crisp likely is next

Reliever Edward Mujica was pitching well for the Oakland A's since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox, but he suffered a thumb fracture after being hit by a line drive; decision likely to follow on outfielder Coco Crisp Friday or Saturday.
Oakland Tribune May 20, 2015

A's outfielder Coco Crisp probably out at least through weekend

Oakland A's left fielder Coco Crisp injured his neck diving for a ball; manager Bob Melvin unsure if Crisp will have to spend time on the disabled list.
San Jose Mercury News May 19, 2015

Coco Crisp leaves A's game with neck pain

A's left fielder Coco Crisp left Tuesday's game against the Houston Astros because of neck pain.
Return of neck pain puts an early end to Crisp’s night in Houston

Return of neck pain puts an early end to Crisp’s night in Houston

A’s left fielder Coco Crisp left Tuesday’s game against the Astros in Houston after four 3½ innings with neck pain. Crisp was limited to 126 games last year mostly because of run-ins with outfield walls. He didn’t have a repeat… Continue Reading →

Coco Crisp leaves Oakland A’s game with injury

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Coco Crisp chasing a double by Houston’s Colby Rasmus in the second. inninf   Bob Levey/ Coco Crisp was injured on the play shown at left, chasing down (and deflecting) a double by Colby Rasmus in the second inning of tonight’s game at Houston. He went down hard while trying to make a play on the ball and he came out of the game in the fourth inning with what was announced as neck tightness. Crisp missed 13 games last year, over two different stretches, because of a strained neck, and the injury probably affected him much of...
The defensive play he didn’t make grinds at Crisp a little

The defensive play he didn’t make grinds at Crisp a little

At 35, Coco Crisp has as much experience as any player on the A’s roster, but he said it was his lack of experience that led to the first Boston run scoring Wednesday in a painful 2-0 Oakland loss. Crisp… Continue Reading →
Crisp back and leading off; A’s send down Gentry, not Burns

Crisp back and leading off; A’s send down Gentry, not Burns

The surprise isn’t that Coco Crisp is back and in the A’s starting lineup in left field Wednesday. He’s finally healthy again after missing four weeks thanks to elbow troubles, and the A’s are going to get a healthy Crisp… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune May 6, 2015

A's activate Coco Crisp, send Gentry to minors

With Coco Crisp back after recovering from elbow surgery, the Oakland A's opted to keep rookie Billy Burns to play center while sending the struggling Gentry to Triple-A Nashville
Athletics Nation May 6, 2015

Oakland A's option Craig Gentry, activate Coco Crisp from disabled list

The Athletics elected to retain Billy Burns's services on the active roster, at least for now. The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Coco Crisp and optioned outfielder Craig Gentry to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds ahead of Wednesday's contest against the Minnesota Twins. Crisp will lead off and play left field tonight, with Billy Burns batting second against Twins starter Kyle Gibson: The A's lineup for tonight in Minnesota. @Coco_Crisp is back. #GreenCollar pic.twitter.com/7aHvr4t1PO — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) May 6, 2015
With Coco Crisp’s return, here’s why it makes sense to keep Craig Gentry over Billy Burns in A’s outfield for time being

With Coco Crisp’s return, here’s why it makes sense to keep Craig Gentry over Billy Burns in A’s outfield for time being

The return of Coco Crisp to the A’s is upon us. Crisp has been cleared medically to join the club after just two injury rehabilitation games with Class-A Stockton, the last vestiges of his the elbow surgery that cost him… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 5, 2015

Coco Crisp could return to A's lineup on Wednesday

Oakland A's left fielder Coco Crisp almost recovered from right elbow surgery; injured closer Sean Doolittle throws bullpen session.

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