Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:06:39 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes' (thumb) X-rays were negative after leaving the game Wednesday, July 23, with a right thumb sprain. He hit two homers in the game before leaving.
Fantasy Tip: This is still an injury that can wreck a swing and require a DL stint. Monitor his status, but expect Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt to see more ABs in the interim.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:59:19 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) is wearing a brace on his right knee, and said it will take some getting used to. He said it doesn't impede him and has not cost him any speed. Manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday, July 23, that Reddick will see his usual playing time, particularly against right-handed pitchers, with C Stephen Vogt and 1B Brandon Moss also factoring in. "There's a way to get all three of them out there," Melvin said.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:42:28 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) was officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, as expected.
Fantasy Tip: Don't be afraid to give Reddick a few games before returning him to your fantasy lineup.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:05:01 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) is expected to come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 22, manager Bob Melvin indicated Monday, July 21.
Fantasy Tip: The team has already made a corresponding move to clear a roster spot, so Reddick will return barring any last-minute setback. Fantasy owners will want to see him prove his health in one full game before plugging him back into the active lineup.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:01:20 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) will continue to play in rehab games through at least Sunday, July 20, according to manager Bob Melvin.
Fantasy Tip: Reddick is working his way back to the starting lineup but is not ready yet. It appears like he could be activated at some point next week, and owners can consider putting him back in their lineups when he returns.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:31:23 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) is scheduled to start a rehab assignment with Single-A Stockton Monday, July 14. The team does not have a timetable for his return.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:37:57 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) could go on a rehab assignment this weekend and return soon after the All-Star break.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:19:31 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) will wear a knee brace as he works to return from his knee injury after the All-Star break.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:37:28 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) received a cortisone injection a week ago for his knee, and he's feeling great. Reddick took batting practice and will shag fly balls Monday, July 7.
Fantasy Tip: This is good news on Reddick, but he won't be back until after the All-Star break at some point.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:02:05 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) isn't doing on-field work yet, but he is doing cardio work.