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Brett Lawrie | Third Baseman

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brett Lawrie (back) is back in the Athletics' lineup Monday.
Lawrie had to be scratched from Sunday's lineup after his back tightened up on him, but he's ready to go now. He's hit a disappointing .272/.309/.418 in his first season in Oakland. Aug 31 - 5:42 PM

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Brett Lawrie was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to back tightness.

It's an issue that crops up on Lawrie from time to time. Eric Sogard has taken his spot at second base.
Aug 30 - 1:48 PM

Brett Lawrie hit a 470-foot homer Friday in the loss to the Diamondbacks.

The rest of Oakland's offense isn't doing a whole lot, but Lawrie has 14 hits in his last eight games, including three homers and three doubles. If anything, he's played a little better and stayed healthier than the A's should have expected this year. It just doesn't really make up for losing Josh Donaldson.
Aug 29 - 1:22 AM

Brett Lawrie (back) is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday.

Lawrie missed the previous three contests with a back injury. He sports a disappointing .263/.299/.399 batting line and 106/18 K/BB ratio on the season.
Aug 21 - 4:35 PM

Brett Lawrie is sitting out a third straight game Wednesday due to a back injury.

It's unclear when his back began bothering him, but it appears to be a day-to-day situation. Danny Valencia is at third base again in Lawrie's place.
Aug 19 - 2:21 PM

Brett Lawrie is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday for the third straight game.

It appears the A's are just wanting to get an extended look at Danny Valencia at third base. Lawrie is batting just .167/.215/.317 over his last 16 games, although he did homer in his last start on Sunday. He's sporting a disappointing .263/.299/.399 batting line and 106/18 K/BB ratio on the season.
Aug 19 - 1:22 PM

Brett Lawrie is not in the Athletics' lineup Monday.

He's just getting a breather. Danny Valencia is at third base as Lawrie rests.
Aug 17 - 5:34 PM

Brett Lawrie went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, a homer, three runs scored and four RBI in a loss Wednesday to the Dodgers.

He also stole a bag in the monster performance. Lawrie started at third tonight, but he's expected to also draw starts at second base in the wake of Tuesday's Ben Zobrist trade. He's slashing .280/.314/.412 and is on pace for 14 homers, 67 RBI, 54 runs and eight steals.
Jul 30 - 1:49 AM

Brett Lawrie is not in the Athletics' lineup Saturday against the Indians.

It's just a routine day off. Eric Sogard will take Lawrie's place at third base and bat eighth. Lawrie's .284 average is seventh-highest among qualified third basemen.
Jul 11 - 4:46 PM

Brett Lawrie went 1-for-4, delivering a home run in the top of the 10th to help the Athletics squeak out a win against the Yankees on Tuesday.

Lawrie was 0-for-3 with three strikeouts coming into his at-bat in the 10th inning, so the home run was a nice way to recover. He's gone yard eight times this season with 37 RBI and a .291/.328/.432 batting line.
Jul 7 - 10:25 PM

Brett Lawrie is absent from the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

It looks to be just a routine day off. Max Muncy is at third base with Lawrie on the bench.
Jun 28 - 12:14 PM

Brett Lawrie went 3-for-5 with a grand slam off the Rangers' Wandy Rodriguez on Wednesday.

It's Lawrie's third career slam. He's 9-for-18 lifetime with the bases loaded. After a brutal start, he's been a fine regular for the A's this year, even if he still suffers in comparison to Josh Donaldson. He's hitting .292 with seven homers and 35 RBI.
Jun 24 - 11:15 PM

Brett Lawrie (back) is in the A's starting lineup Wednesday night versus the Padres.

Lawrie was given the day off Tuesday due to minor back stiffness. He is starting at third base and batting seventh in his return Wednesday against Odrisamer Despaigne.
Jun 17 - 4:48 PM

Brett Lawrie is sitting Tuesday due to back stiffness.

It sounds like a day-to-day situation. Max Muncy will start at third base Tuesday against San Diego.
Jun 16 - 2:08 PM

Brett Lawrie is not in the Athletics' lineup against the Padres on Tuesday.

Lawrie will take a seat for the day game. Max Muncy will start third base.
Jun 16 - 12:51 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
3Carson Blair
1B1Ike Davis
2B1Brett Lawrie
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3B1Danny Valencia
LF1Coco Crisp
2Mark Canha
3Jason Pridie
CF1Billy Burns
2Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
2Jake Smolinski
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Jesse Hahn
3Jesse Chavez
4Kendall Graveman
5Jarrod Parker
6Chris Bassitt
7Felix Doubront
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Drew Pomeranz
3Fernando Rodriguez
4Edward Mujica
5Fernando Abad
6Evan Scribner
7Pat Venditte
8R.J. Alvarez
9Ryan Dull
10Arnold Leon
11Cody Martin
12Dan Otero