Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:55:33 -0800
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (elbow) could play catch in the next few days. He did not catch Sunday, March 2, because his elbow is still bothering him.
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 20:31:42 -0800
Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane reiterated Saturday, Feb. 8, that C John Jaso (concussion) might see time as the designated hitter. Jaso was cleared for all baseball activity six weeks ago and is not limited in any way after last summer's concussion.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:27:07 -0800
Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics C John Jaso agreed to a $2.3 million contract from the team. Jaso will also receive bonuses if he starts 90 games at catcher or has 450 plate appearances.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:16:59 -0800
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso signed a one-year contract with the team Thursday, Jan. 16, avoiding arbitration. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 02:28:42 -0800
It is expected Oakland Athletics C John Jaso will get considerable playing time at the designated hitter spot to start the 2014 season to save the team from adding salary to acquire a bat. The club also plans on OF Yoenis Cespedes and OF Coco Crisp in the DH spot to avoid continued wear and tear in the field.
Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:46:08 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) is scheduled to meet with a concussion specialist soon to receive clearance to catch next season.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:14:05 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) had a hit, two walks and a strikeout in an instructional league game Tuesday, Sept. 24, and he could take simulated at-bats as a designated hitter next week.
Fantasy Tip: Jaso is still unlikely to be on the A's postseason roster.
Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:56:26 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) has been cleared to increase his baseball activities.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:55:54 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) will play some games in the instructional league next week, and he could return to the team in the playoffs.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:13:06 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) took swings during batting practice Tuesday, Sept. 17, but it's unclear if he'll be able to play again this year.