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Athletics | Matt McBride signed

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:03:43 -0800

The Oakland Athletics signed C Matt McBride to a minor-league contract on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Athletics | Matt McBride outrighted

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:01:07 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Matt McBride was outrighted to Class AAA Nashville Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Athletics | Matt McBride called up

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:30:20 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Matt McBride was recalled from Class AAA Nashville Friday, Sept. 2.

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Athletics | Bruce Maxwell catching Sunday

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:53:38 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Bruce Maxwell will bat ninth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Blake Snell Sunday, July 24. C Matt McBride is receiving the day off.

Fantasy Tip: With Stephen Vogt on the family emergency medical leave list, Maxwell is serving as the backup to McBride. He hit .321 with 10 home runs and 41 RBI in 60 games for Class AAA Nashville this season and has just one prior MLB at-bat entering play Sunday. He is not a recommended fantasy option Sunday due to his lack of a track record at the big-league level.

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Athletics | Oakland resting three players

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:48:01 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick, C Stephen Vogt and 1B Yonder Alonso are not in the starting lineup against Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel Tuesday, July 19. 3B Danny Valencia will start at first base and is batting third. OF Khris Davis will start in left field, while 1B Billy Butler will serve as the designated hitter and is batting sixth. C Matt McBride will start at catcher and is batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Valencia is hitting only .214 over the last seven days but should still be a decent starting candidate. Butler is hitting .250 this month and can be a sleeper option in some daily fantasy leagues. McBride is hitting under .200 this season and should be avoided in most leagues.

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Athletics | Oakland resting three starters

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:23:08 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp, C Stephen Vogt and 1B Yonder Alonso are not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP J.A. Happ Sunday, July 17. 3B Danny Valencia will start at first base and is batting fourth. OF Khris Davis will start in left field, while 1B Billy Butler will serve as the designated hitter and is batting sixth. C Matt McBride will start at catcher and is batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Valencia is hitting only .162 this month but should still be a decent fantasy option because of the numbers he has posted so far this season. Butler has at least one hit in five of the last seven games and has two RBI during that span. He should be a decent sleeper option in daily fantasy leagues. McBride has not done much since being recalled and can be avoided in most leagues.

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Athletics | Oakland resting three players

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 09:59:57 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick, C Stephen Vogt and OF Billy Burns are not in the starting lineup against Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel Sunday, July 10. OF Coco Crisp will start in center field, while OF Khris Davis will start in left field. 1B Billy Butler will serve as the designated hitter and is batting sixth. OF Jake Smolinski will start in right field and is batting seventh, while C Matt McBride will start at catcher and is batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Butler has at least one hit in four of his last six games and has two RBI during that span. Owners in most leagues should be able to find better options to use. Smolinski has cooled off this month and probably should be avoided. McBride has not done much since being recalled from the minor leagues and should not be used by owners.

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Athletics | Oakland resting three starters

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:09:02 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Billy Burns are not in the starting lineup against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Tuesday, July 5. 1B Billy Butler will start at first base and is batting sixth in the lineup. OF Coco Crisp will start in center field, while OF Jake Smolinski will start in left field and is batting eighth. C Matt McBride will start at catcher and is batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Butler has been playing better lately and is hitting .333 with one home run and 10 RBI against left-handed pitchers. He should be a decent option for owners in daily fantasy leagues. Smolinski can be a sleeper option for owners because he is hitting .429 with one home run and four RBI over the last seven days. McBride is hitting .250 since being recalled from the minor leagues but is not a strong fantasy option.

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Athletics | Josh Phegley placed on DL

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 14:50:09 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Josh Phegley (knee) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, July 3, because of a strained right knee. C Matt McBride was recalled from Class AAA Nashville.

Fantasy Tip: McBride probably will receive a handful of starts while Phegley is sidelined but likely will only have value in AL-only leagues.

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Athletics | Oakland sitting four starters

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 11:35:18 -0700

Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie, C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Billy Burns are not in the starting lineup against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano Sunday, July 3. 1B Billy Butler will start at first base and is batting sixth in the lineup. OF Jake Smolinski will start in right field and is batting seventh. C Matt McBride will start at catcher and is batting eighth, while 2B Tyler Ladendorf will start at second base and is batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Butler is hitting .310 with one home run and nine RBI against left-handed pitchers this season and can be an option for owners in daily fantasy leagues. Smolinski is hitting .462 with one home run and four RBI over the last seven days and can be a sleeper option in daily leagues. McBride and Ladendorf should not be used in any leagues.

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