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Coco Crisp | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (34) / 11/1/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: Los Angeles Pierce JC
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Coco Crisp went 2-for-4 with a double, steal, RBI and run scored in Tuesday's 6-1 victory over the Giants.
He has reached base in 7 out of 10 plate appearances in the first two games of the series against the Giants, both Oakland victories. Crisp continues to be an underrated fantasy contributor, slashing .295/.389/.454 with seven homers and 16 steals. Jul 9 - 1:22 AM

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Coco Crisp singled, walked twice and stole a base in Monday's 5-0 triumph over the Giants.

Crisp got most of Sunday's game off, entering late as a defensive replacement. His bunt single in the fifth inning tonight moved Craig Gentry to third; Gentry scored the game's first run during the next at-bat. Outside of a rotten May (.646 OPS), Crisp has been superb at the dish again in 2014, collecting an .855 OPS in April, .969 OPS in June and .889 OPS in July coming into this evening.
Jul 8 - 1:22 AM

Coco Crisp went 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a solo home run in Wednesday's win over the Mets.

Crisp, mired in a bit of a slump over the last week, broke out at the top of the Athletics' lineup. He singled in a run in the second inning and later scored, then homered in the fourth inning to put his club up 7-0 at the time. The blast was Crisp's sixth of the season and he now has 27 RBI along with a .290/.381/.453 slash line and 13 stolen bases.
Jun 25 - 10:35 PM

Coco Crisp smacked a walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday afternoon at O.Co Coliseum to lift the Athletics past the Red Sox 2-1.

It was Crisp's only hit in five trips the plate, but it was obviously a big one. The A's got seven shutout innings from starter Jesse Chavez and improved their MLB-best record to 47-28. Oakland's +136 run differential is also by far the highest in the major leagues.
Jun 21 - 7:52 PM

Coco Crisp went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored in the Athletics' 10-5 win over the Yankees on Sunday.

In the second inning, Crisp hit a three-run shot off Yankees starter Vidal Nuno, his fifth homer of the season. Crisp also scored in the first and fourth innings as the A's hung eight runs on the lefty. The leadoff hitter is batting .274/.376/.435 with 36 runs scored on the year.
Jun 15 - 8:25 PM

Coco Crisp went 2-for-4 with a walk, double, run scored and RBI on Wednesday in a 7-1 triumph over the Angels.

Crisp missed Tuesday's game due to his nagging neck injury, but he appeared to be just fine this evening while wreaking havoc out of the leadoff spot. Due to a combination of health issues and regression, Crisp won't match his stellar 2013 numbers. That doesn't mean, however, that he's been bad. The man with a sweet name is batting .274/.375/.429 with four homers and 11 steals in 175 at-bats.
Jun 12 - 1:34 AM

Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics' lineup Tuesday.

Crisp has been playing pretty much every other day of late as the A's try to keep him active while also attempting to get rid of his nagging neck injury. It's certainly a frustrating situation for fantasy owners but could wind up being the best thing for Crisp's long-term health.
Jun 10 - 6:41 PM

Coco Crisp went 3-for-4 with a homer and a double Saturday in the loss to the Orioles.

Crisp has hit in 11 straight games, raising his average from .240 to .274. He hasn't been able to duplicate last year's 22-homer pace, with just four homers so far, but he's been a pretty good fantasy outfielder anyway, partly because of the 11 steals.
Jun 7 - 11:04 PM

Coco Crisp (neck) has returned to the Athletics starting lineup on Saturday.

Crisp has been battling a neck ailment off and on for the past month, which kept him out of Friday's contest. He's back in his regular spot atop the A's lineup and playing in center field.
Jun 7 - 3:16 PM

Coco Crisp (neck) is not in the Athletics' lineup Friday.

A's manager Bob Melvin plans to give Crisp the occasional day off here and there in hopes of finally knocking out the outfielder's nagging neck injury. Crisp has been battling the ailment for a month now. Craig Gentry is in center field Friday.
Jun 6 - 5:28 PM

Coco Crisp is back in the A's lineup Thursday.

Crisp, who's battled neck discomfort for over a month, was given the day off Wednesday. He is batting leadoff and starting in center field Thursday versus the Yankees.
Jun 5 - 10:18 AM

Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

It appears to just be a day of rest. Craig Gentry is in center field and leading off Wednesday in Crisp's place.
Jun 4 - 2:46 PM

Coco Crisp (neck) is back in the A's starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Rays.

Crisp was held out Wednesday with lingering discomfort in his neck. He has been dealing with the pain all month and the A's will continue to manage it with random days off. The veteran outfielder is batting .257/.336/.413 with three homers and seven stolen bases.
May 22 - 1:42 PM

Coco Crisp (neck) made an appearance in center field in the A's defeat of the Rays on Wednesday.

Crisp was held out of the starting lineup with lingering neck discomfort. He has been playing through the pain since crashing into an outfield wall in early May.
May 22 - 3:42 AM

Coco Crisp (neck) is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

Crisp left Tuesday's game against the Rays after aggravating his neck injury. The A's aren't sure how long he'll be sidelined, but at this point it doesn't appear that they think he'll need a trip to the disabled list. Craig Gentry is in center field Wednesday in Crisp's place.
May 21 - 3:21 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1John Jaso
2Derek Norris
3Stephen Vogt
1B1Brandon Moss
2B1Alberto Callaspo
2Eric Sogard
3Nick Punto
SS1Jed Lowrie
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Coco Crisp
2Craig Gentry
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Kyle Blanks
2Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Jeff Samardzija
3Scott Kazmir
4Jason Hammel
5Jesse Chavez
6Drew Pomeranz
7Brad Mills
8A.J. Griffin
9Jarrod Parker
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Jim Johnson
3Luke Gregerson
4Ryan Cook
5Dan Otero
6Eric O'Flaherty
7Fernando Abad