5:26 AM EDT, Mon May 25, 2015
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.

Mujica to DL with a fractured thumb, Parrino recalled

The A’s made another roster move Friday, putting right-handed reliever Edward Mujica on the disabled list while recalling infielder Andy Parrino from Triple-A Nashville. Both moves had been expected with Mujica suffering a minor thumb fracture when hit by a… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune May 22, 2015

Rays 3, A's 0: Oakland looks to be quickly losing confidence as it self-destructs again in the seventh inning

The A's bring in infield coach Ron Washington, who will help players like shortstop Marcus Semien, who has 16 errors, the worst total in baseball
Failure to tag up properly haunts Burns after 3-0 loss to Rays

Failure to tag up properly haunts Burns after 3-0 loss to Rays

Billy Burns wanted that first run Thursday in the worst way. He didn’t get it, also in the worst way. The A’s center fielder opened the game with a triple and had a chance to score and give Oakland a… Continue Reading →
Semien, Gallego look forward to working with Washington

Semien, Gallego look forward to working with Washington

Ron Washington did lots of good helping the A’s infield be the best it could be during an 11-year stint with Oakland that ended after the 2006 season, when he took a job managing the Texas Rangers. With the A’s… Continue Reading →

Drew Pomeranz gets cortisone shot; Graveman to start

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field Kendall Graveman works vs. Texas earlier this season. Jason O. Watson/ Drew Pomeranz received a cortisone shot for his AC joint soreness, and the A’s starter, already on the DL, will resume throwing after the weekend. The hope is that the cortisone will calm down the inflammation that has kept Pomeranz from getting deep into games occasionally, even more of a concern recently given the struggles of Oakland’s bullpen. Kendall Graveman, as expected, will be called up Saturday to make the start at Tampa Bay. He’s been pitching...
San Jose Mercury News May 21, 2015

Gallego thought he was out when Washington hired

When the Oakland A's hired Ron Washington to mentor the infielders, Mike Gallego figured his days as third base coach might be numbered.

Gallego was thinking A’s might just replace him

Oakland third base and infield coach Mike Gallego not only was not surprised that the A’s decided to bring in Ron Washington as an extra infield coach, he was thinking that Oakland might have gone further and simply replaced Gallego.… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 21, 2015

A's officially bring back Ron Washington

The A's made it official Thursday with the announcement of the hiring of former Texas manager Ron Washington as a major league coach.

A’s hiring of Ron Washington to coach infielders official

The A’s made it official Thursday with the announcement of the hiring of former Texas manager Ron Washington as a Major League coach. Washington will be the team beginning Friday and will remain with the team for the rest of… Continue Reading →
Hahn: `A’s need to find something in ourselves’ and soon

Hahn: `A’s need to find something in ourselves’ and soon

This is Jesse Hahn’s first full big league season, but you don’t need to be a 10-year veteran to know that this isn’t the way things are supposed to go. The A’s right-hander threw five strong innings in a start… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 20, 2015

A's lose to Houston; are they sending SOS to Ron Washington?

Oakland A's might be in process of bringing back Ron Washington, former Texas Rangers manager and A's infield coach, to help error-prone infielders Marcus Semien and Brett Lawrie

Athletics Player News

  • 1 Coco Crisp

    Coco Crisp

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

  • 1 Ben Zobrist

    Ben Zobrist

    Left field seems likely landing point as Zobrist comes off DL

  • Jarrod Parker

    Jarrod Parker

    A’s get good news on Jarrod Parker; no third Tommy John

  • Edward Mujica

    Edward Mujica

    A’s more than ready to welcome back Zobrist to lineup

  • Josh Reddick

    Josh Reddick

    Boston Red Sox Cuban prospect Rusney Castillo strokes walkoff RBI single to lift Triple-A Pawtucket

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