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Bob Melvin on trade deadline and A’s second-base situation: ‘I don’t necessarily think we have to do something there’
Not surprisingly, Bob Melvin backed his collection of guys at second base, a troubled spot for the A’s as the trade deadline approaches. Melvin noted Eric Sogard has picked it up (4-for-11, two walks, four runs in his last three games) and is fine with his threesome of second basemen, including Alberto Callsapo, who could come off the DL on Sunday, and Nick Punto. “Sogard’s swinging the bat a little better here recently,” Melvin said. “We’ve seen when he plays well, he can really contribute (including) defensively and on the bases. When he gets hot, he usually runs a nice little...
4/19/14: Nick Punto's bunt down the first-base line goes for a single after the pitcher provides a key block on his way down to first
10/15/13: After ripping a double, Carlos Martinez picks off Nick Punto in the seventh inning
8/25/13: Dustin Pedroia makes a nifty play by using his glove to flip to first to retire Nick Punto