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Athletics Nation Aug 16, 2016

Game #120: Athletics at Rangers

The past few hours have been filled with off-the-field A's news. The most discussed of this news has been the report that Coco Crisp is unhappy with his current playing time in light of his vesting option. The rare long-time Athletic has been one of the more dependable clutch bats these last few years, and has provided a valuable leadership role for a relatively young and inexperienced team, however, his abilities on both sides of the ball, as well as on the basepaths, have been in a steady decline, and with the A's committing further to their youth movement, Coco's current role on the team...
Oakland Tribune Aug 16, 2016

Coco Crisp suspects A's of intentionally limiting his playing time

If Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp reaches 130 games played this season, it would trigger a $13 million contract with the team for 2017.
Coco Crisp finds diminished playing time suspicious

Coco Crisp finds diminished playing time suspicious

Coco Crisp was back in the A’s lineup Tuesday in Arlington, Texas, starting in center field after sitting out Monday’s 5-2 loss to the Rangers. That’s 94 games this season for the A’s outfielder, which puts him on a pace… Continue Reading → The post Coco Crisp finds diminished playing time suspicious appeared first on Inside the As.
Homers by Nelson Cruz and Robinson Cano, relief work by Edwin Diaz lift Seattle to victory

Homers by Nelson Cruz and Robinson Cano, relief work by Edwin Diaz lift Seattle to victory

Rookie Edwin Diaz made it 6 for 6 in save opportunities be working a 1-2-3 ninth. He got help on a tremendous catch in foul territory from first baseman Adam Lind and then struck out Coco Crisp to end the game.
Athletics Nation Aug 13, 2016

Coco Crisp Is Playing It Close To The Vest

With a headline that clever, one should just say "That’s it, folks — you’ve been a great audience!" and ride off into the sunset. Trouble is, for all I know you have only been a slight-above average audience and it is exceedingly difficult to ride off into the sunset at high noon. So I will continue with an actual article about Coco Crisp, and the vesting option that is causing a bit of a stir. The stir is that Crisp needs to play in 130 games for his $13M option to vest for 2017 and currently he is slightly behind pace. Coco would have to appear in 38 of the team’s final 46 games...
Khris Davis continues to hit like a big kid in Little League

Khris Davis continues to hit like a big kid in Little League

While searching to come up with an apt description of Khris Davis, A’s left fielder Coco Crisp went back to basics. “This park can be a little humbling,” Crisp said. “For him, he makes it like he’s one of those… Continue Reading → The post Khris Davis continues to hit like a big kid in Little League appeared first on Inside the As.

Coco Crisp has empathy for neck issue that likely will end Prince Fielder’s career

Coco Crisp goes through a little bit of hell every day just to continue playing baseball, but it could be worse. He could have opted for surgery to try and correct bulging disk issues in his neck, the same kind… Continue Reading → The post Coco Crisp has empathy for neck issue that likely will end Prince Fielder’s career appeared first on Inside the As.
Coco Crisp shows he can do a little bit of everything

Coco Crisp shows he can do a little bit of everything

A year ago, Coco Crisp was in the midst of losing his job as a starter with the A’s, a neck injury making him just a fraction of the player he had been. 2016 has been something of a redemption… Continue Reading → The post Coco Crisp shows he can do a little bit of everything appeared first on Inside the As.

VIDEO: A's homer twice to build 2-0 lead

Matt Shoemaker was touched up for a home run in the second and the fifth by Khris Davis and Coco Crisp. Shoemaker settled in after each of the homers and pitched well, not giving up another run over seven innings while striking out four and walking...
San Jose Mercury News Jul 27, 2016

A's roll past Rangers again

Coco Crisp, Khris Davis lead the power show as rejuvenated A’s rally for 6-4 win
Is Coco Crisp’s RISP production worth a second look?

Is Coco Crisp’s RISP production worth a second look?

Coco Crisp isn’t talked about much by those discussing deals that could be made with the trade deadline upon us next Monday. Maybe that’s a mistake. Crisp gave the A’s the lead in Tuesday’s 6-3 win over Texas with a… Continue Reading → The post Is Coco Crisp’s RISP production worth a second look? appeared first on Inside the As.

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