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Oakland Athletics OF Matt Joyce (rest) is not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 21. ...
KFFL Aug 21, 2017

Athletics | Matt Joyce not starting Monday

Oakland Athletics OF Matt Joyce (rest) is not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 21. ...

A’s Matt Joyce getting it going against left-handers

HOUSTON — Matt Joyce started the season in a dreadful funk, batting .193 as late as June 9. Since then, he has lifted his average nearly 40 points, and he’s even starting to get regular at-bats — especially after delivering a three-run double off lefty Mike Minor in Oakland’s comeback win over the Royals on Tuesday. On Friday at Houston, Joyce was the lone left-handed hitter in Oakland’s lineup against lefty Dallas Keuchel. “He’s taking advantage of the opportunity,” manager Bob Melvin said. “You look at his swing and...
CSN Bay Area Aug 16, 2017

In shadow of controversy, Matt Joyce now drawing attention for right reasons

OAKLAND The move from Royals manager Ned Yost came as no surprise to Matt Joyce as he waited in the on-deck circle.Yost had a
Joyce's 3-run double rallies A's past Royals 10-8 (Aug 15, 2017)

Joyce's 3-run double rallies A's past Royals 10-8 (Aug 15, 2017)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Matt Joyce hit a three-run double to cap a six-run eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Kansas City Royals 10-8 on Tuesday night.
Washington Times Aug 16, 2017

Joyce's 3-run double rallies A's past Royals 10-8

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Matt Joyce hit a three-run double to cap a six-run eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Kansas City Royals 10-8 on Tuesday night. Joyce also homered and had four RBIs. Khris Davis added his 33rd home run and Matt Olson hit his fourth ...

Rookie Jharel Cotton struggles again in A’s loss

Kyle Seager hit the first drive off Cotton, a three-run shot with two outs in the first. Cotton threw 25 pitches in the inning and allowed five hits; he gave up only three more hits over the final five innings he worked. Since coming off the DL July 30, Cotton (5-9) has allowed 14 earned runs in 14 2/3 innings, putting him at risk of being bounced from the rotation in favor of Daniel Gossett, whose last outing before being demoted last week was a three-hit, one-run effort at San Francisco. Matt Joyce, who had a rough night Tuesday after returning from a two-game suspension for using an...
Athletics Nation Aug 6, 2017
Opinion: MLB Has Culpability In Joyce Incident

Opinion: MLB Has Culpability In Joyce Incident

In regards to Matt Joyce’s part in Slur-gate, I thought Bob Melvin summed it up perfectly on the manager’s show when Ken Korach referred to Joyce being contrite: “Well he should be.” If there is one thing all of us (except the homophobic and hateful around us) can agree on it’s that Joyce made himself, and the A’s, look bad in failing to handle a difficult situation with the good judgment expected of the professional. What gets lost in the shuffle, though, is the unnecessarily low standards to which fans are held as they routinely blur the line between “heckling” and...
MLB Trade Rumors Aug 5, 2017

AL Notes: Joyce, Rangers, Otani, Tribe, Twins

Major League Baseball announced Saturday that it has suspended Athletics outfielder Matt Joyce two games without pay for directing an anti-gay slur at a heckling fan during the team’s game in Anaheim on Friday. In response, the A’s stated they’re “very disappointed” by Joyce’s “unacceptable” comments, but they “appreciate that Matt is contrite about his…
Tampa Tribune Aug 5, 2017
Ex-Ray Matt Joyce suspended for gay slut

Ex-Ray Matt Joyce suspended for gay slut

Oakland OF Matt Joyce, a former Ray and Armwood High standout, received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim, and he will take part in a public outreach initiative with PFLAG, a family and ally organization supporting the LGBTQ community. Major
Athletics Nation Aug 5, 2017
Game Thread #111: Athletics at Angels

Game Thread #111: Athletics at Angels

Even well over one hundred games into the season, the A’s continue to find inventive and fun ways to lose on the road. To top off last night’s affair, Matt Joyce was handed a two game suspension for yelling a dumb thing at a dumb Angels’ fan, and he has been replaced by newest A’s signee Dustin Garneau. He is a catcher with a good ability to make contact and a possesses a strong arm, and he will be in the lineup tonight, batting ninth. Ryan Lavarnway was designated for assignment to make room for Garneau. Paul Blackburn is coming off of his worst start of his very young baseball...
CSN Philly Aug 5, 2017

MLB Notes: A's outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur

Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he will take
Larry Brown Sports Aug 5, 2017

Matt Joyce suspended two games for anti-gay slur at fan

Matt Joyce has been suspended two games by MLB for hurling an anti-gay slur at a fan on Friday night. Joyce was returning to the dugout after making an out during Oakland’s 8-6 loss to the Angels in Anaheim. He got into it with a fan and yelled an anti-gay remark at the person in...Read More
Sports Illustrated Aug 5, 2017

A’s Outfielder Matt Joyce Directs Anti-Gay Slur Toward Fan

Joyce got into a heated argument with a fan in Anaheim.
Los Angeles Times Aug 5, 2017

Oakland Athletics contact MLB after outfielder Matt Joyce directed gay slur toward fan

The Oakland Athletics say they are in touch with the commissioner's office a day after outfielder Matt Joyce directed a gay slur toward a fan during Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels. “We have been in contact with the commissioner's office, as this is a workplace code of conduct...
CSN Bay Area Aug 5, 2017

Report: A's OF Matt Joyce used anti-gay slur in argument with fan

ANAHEIM As right fielder Matt Joyce got involved in a heated argument with a fan during Friday nights loss to the Angels and allegedly

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