Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:45:02 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) will not play when the team returns home Friday, Aug. 1, according to manager Bob Melvin. Crisp's neck is the priority right now.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:26:37 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again Wednesday, July 30. OF Billy Burns is leading off and playing center field in his stead.
Fantasy Tip: Burns could be a cheap play for daily gamers and should be grabbed in deep leagues for his speed-centered game. Crisp, on the other hand, is staring down a possible DL stint.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:42:47 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) had an MRI that didn't reveal anything that will require a stint on the disabled list. However, there were some degenerative changes revealed on the right side of his neck.
Fantasy Tip: While this is good news for the short term, it doesn't sound too promising for the future. Keep Crisp on your bench until he's able to return.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:40:54 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have expressed interest in OF Sam Fuld. With a neck injury hobbling OF Coco Crisp and OF Craig Gentry out with a broken hand, sources indicate the team is worried about its depth in the outfield.
Fantasy Tip: Sam Fuld starts strong and then has a tendency to tail off. His fantasy value should be downplayed for that very reason. It would be one thing if Fuld started and you only needed a couple weeks of production out of him, but the reality is Fuld is a backup outfielder at best.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:43:39 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) could play when he rejoins the team, according to trainer Nick Paparesta.
Fantasy Tip: Trainer optimism is one thing, but Crisp's injury history is another entirely. Continue to check back as we monitor the situation.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:24:30 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp's (neck) MRI exam showed "no changes" in his neck, and the team expects to know more when they return home from their road trip.
Fantasy Tip: The news on Crisp is good, but he's not completely out of the woods just yet. There's still a possibility that he'll need to go on the disabled list if he doesn't recover soon. Stay tuned.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:32:47 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is not in the lineup Tuesday, July 29.
Fantasy Tip: No word yet on how his MRI went, but the A's are preparing for a long Crisp absence. Fantasy players should, too.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:13:42 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) could miss the entire series against the Houston Astros, and the team is preparing to be without him for at least that long.
Fantasy Tip: You should prepare to be without him for the same time frame and possibly much longer if he lands on the disabled list.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:26:59 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is undergoing an MRI exam on his neck Monday, July 28.
Fantasy Tip: The Billy Burns promotion obviously doesn't look good for the chances of Crisp returning anytime soon, and he could land on the disabled list soon. Prepare for a lengthy absence.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:23:50 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is traveling back to the Bay Area to have his injured neck examined.