Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:56:21 -0700
Updating previous reports, Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) will be out for an extended period of time after an MRI revealed a slight tear in his calf, according to manager Bob Melvin.
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:33:25 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said 1B/OF Kyle Blanks (calf) has resumed hitting but is not running yet.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:56:35 -0700
The Oakland Athletics activated OF Josh Reddick (knee) from the 15-day disabled list and placed 1B/OF Kyle Blanks (calf) on the DL with a calf strain.
Fantasy Tip: Reddick is worth a grab if he's still available in deep mixed games, notably those that start five outfielders.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:03:01 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) left the game Sunday, June 22. He has been dealing with a strained calf and appeared to tweak it on a slide into home plate.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:55:31 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (forearm) and OF/1B Kyle Blanks (calf) could be available off the bench against the Boston Red Sox Saturday, June 21.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:23:53 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) won't be allowed to perform any baseball activities for 10 days in order to rest his hyperextended right knee.
Fantasy Tip: Expect him to be out more than the minimum 15 days and the A's to use a mix that includes Craig Gentry (speed speculation) and Kyle Blanks (power) to fill the gap.
Wed, 28 May 2014 12:06:08 -0700
The San Diego Padres acquired P Ronald Herrera from the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, May 28, as the player to be named in the trade of 1B Kyle Blanks.
Fri, 16 May 2014 14:28:55 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager said 2B Alberto Callaspo is likely to see less playing time with 1B Kyle Blanks on the roster. Callaspo could see more at-bats at second base, but Melvin is currently happy with the platoon there between 2Bs Eric Sogard and Nick Punto.
Thu, 15 May 2014 10:08:48 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks will be added to the active roster and is expected to start at first base against left-handed pitchers.
Fantasy Tip: Blanks has pop and can be useful in AL-only leagues for owners looking to boost their power numbers.
Thu, 15 May 2014 10:08:10 -0700
The San Diego Padres acquired OF Jacob Goebbert and a player to be named from the Oakland Athletics Thursday, May 15, in exchange for 1B Kyle Blanks.