The A's have decided to move Coco Crisp to left field in attempt to help keep him healthy.
San Francisco Chronicle "Coco Crisp is the instigator of the A's, a 34-year-old who leads the team with his spirit, speed and smarts. The A's were without him the past seven games (because of his neck strain) and went 6-1, with the only loss coming Wednesday. Manager Bob Melvin said it's possible Crisp could return to..." May 15
Melvin said Crisp's MRI showed "nothing out of the ordinary." Still day to day.
Crisp and Reddick back in #Athletics lineup.
The #Athletics have agreed to terms with Coco Crisp on a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season with a vesting option for 2017.
CBSSports.com "The Athletics have signed center fielder Coco Crisp to a two-year contract extension, the team announced. The deal includes a vesting option for a third year. Financial terms are unknown. Crisp, 34, was scheduled to become a free agent next offseason. The Athletics exercised his $7.5 million..." February 07
#Athletics exercise contract options on Brett Anderson and Coco Crisp for 2014...decline to exercise options on Kurt Suzuki and Chris Young.
San Francisco Chronicle "Crisp's agent, Steve Comte, said Wednesday that he has broached the topic of a multiyear deal to the A's. The A's have signed the center fielder to two contracts, a one-year, $5.2 million deal with a $5.7 million option from 2010 to '11 and a two-year, $14 million deal for 2012-13 with the $7.5..." October 31
SB Nation "The center fielder enjoyed a career year at the plate in 2013. Coco Crisp will be returning to the Oakland Athletics in 2014 reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. The center fielder has a $7.5M team option on his contract and general manager Billy Beane stated that it will be..." October 12
San Francisco Chronicle "As the A's steam toward the postseason one man is front and center for the rest of his teammates ... even if Coco Crisp goes a little under the radar for such a dynamic and fun player. Oakland's center fielder isn't getting the type of MVP talk that is starting to attach itself to Josh..." September 27
Melvin will stay away from Crisp and Donaldson today; they'll be reevaluated tomorrow but there is a possibility no moves will be needed.
Oakland Tribune "The A's wound up making a lot of hard contact this week in Minute Maid Field particularly in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Astros that saw Coco Crisp deliver a two-run homer in the seventh inning to win it. On Monday Josh Reddick hit a game-winning two-run homer in the eighth. On Tuesday Brandon..." July 25
Crisp (heel), Cespedes (hamstring) not in lineup. No surprise, esp. with Cespedes. Have to think day game tomorrow unlikely for him too.
Now it sounds like there's a better chance of Crisp returning Wednesday than Young. Crisp had a great day running; Young felt quad in game.
CSN Bay Area "The A’s announced today they have placed outfielder Coco Crisp on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 30 with a strained left hamstring and added left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson to the 15-day DL effective today with a sprained right ankle. To fill their roster spots, the club have..." May 01