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MLB Daily Dish Jun 25, 2017
Brewers claim Stephen Vogt from Athletics

Brewers claim Stephen Vogt from Athletics

The catcher was designated for assignment by Oakland last week. The Brewers have claimed catcher Stephen Vogt off waivers from the Athletics, as first reported by ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Vogt was designated for assignment last week. Vogt, 32, struggled to a .217/.287/.357 line in 54 games with Oakland before being cut as part of the club’s effort to replace struggling veterans with younger players. Veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe was also let go as the club called up Bruce Maxwell, Matt Chapman, Matt Olson and Franklin Barreto in recent weeks. Vogt will join Manny Pina as backstop...
CSN Bay Area Jun 22, 2017

New-look A's continue the youth movement with Maxwell's arrival

OAKLAND The As set off for Chicago on Thursday evening to begin their next road trip, and how their dynamic has changed over the course of one week.They began their most recent homestand by cutting ties with veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe to make room for hotshot prospect Matt Chapman. On Thursday, catcher Stephen Vogt suffered the same fate as Plouffe, getting designated for assignment to make room for another young player in Bruce Maxwell.
MLB Daily Dish Jun 22, 2017
Athletics designate Stephen Vogt for assign

Athletics designate Stephen Vogt for assign

Two-time All-Star Stephen Vogt is headed elsewhere after being designated for assignment by the A’s on Thursday. The Athletics are continuing to shake things up, announcing on Thursday morning that they’ve designated catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment. With the A’s floundering and possessing the worst record in the American League at 31-41, they’re fully embracing a youth movement. They designated veteran infielder Trevor Plouffe for assignment last week, and Vogt followed him out the door on Thursday after losing his starting spot to Josh Phegley in recent weeks. Bruce Maxwell was...

A’s designate team leader Stephen Vogt for assignment

A’s designate team leader Stephen Vogt for assignment Vogt, a two-time All-Star and a fan favorite, was the undisputed team leader, but he was batting .217 with four homers and 20 RBIs in 54 games. The A’s fired pitching coach Curt Young last week and designated free-agent acquisition Trevor Plouffe for assignment before trading him to Tampa Bay.
Tampa Tribune Jun 21, 2017
Rays journal: Alert Mallex Smith comes in from leftfield to get putout on rundown

Rays journal: Alert Mallex Smith comes in from leftfield to get putout on rundown

ST. PETERSBURG - How many times do you see an outfielder finish a rundown by making the tag?"Not too many," SS Daniel Robertson said."Not many," added 3B Trevor Plouffe."A few times, actually," LF Mallex Smith said, "through the minor leagues and in high school."Smith did it Wednesday during

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