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Craig Gentry | Outfielder | #3

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/29/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Arkansas
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 10 (0) / TEX
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Angels signed OF Craig Gentry to a one-year, $1 million contract.
The contract's not guaranteed, but does include an additional $250,000 in incentives. Gentry was designated for assignment by the Athletics in late November, but after clearing waivers, he turned down the minors assignment and became a free agent. The 31-year-old outfielder saw 50 at-bats with the A's in 2015, collecting just six hits. He figures to provide organizational outfield depth for the Angels. Wed, Dec 9, 2015 05:19:00 PM

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Craig Gentry has elected to become a free agent.

Gentry cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Athletics in November, but declined an assignment to Triple-A Nashville. The 31-year-old spent most of the 2015 season in Triple-A and will look for a better opportunity elsewhere.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 02:59:00 PM

Athletics sent OF Craig Gentry outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Gentry had a dreadful 2015, hitting .120/.196/.200 while spending most of the year at Triple-A. He's arbitration-eligible for a final time this winter.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 04:27:00 PM

Athletics designated OF Craig Gentry for assignment.

Gentry saw 50 at-bats with the A's in 2015. He did very little with them. The veteran outfielder slashed just .120/.196/.200 in that limited stretch of action. Still, Gentry will likely find a home elsewhere, as he's a proven bench option if nothing else.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 03:57:00 PM

Athletics recalled OF Craig Gentry from Triple-A Nashville.

Gentry will give the Athletics a little extra outfield depth for the stretch run. The 31-year-old is a weak .265/.338/.335 career hitter at the major league level.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 04:57:00 PM

Athletics optioned OF Craig Gentry to Triple-A Nashville.

Gentry is sporting a horrendous .079/.163/.079 batting line in 43 plate appearances this season for the Athletics. He'll try to figure something out on the farm.
Mon, May 25, 2015 01:00:00 PM

Athletics recalled OF Craig Gentry from Triple-A Nashville.

Gentry has just three hits in 35 at-bats this season in the majors and wasn't much better in his time at Nashville. He can be avoided in fantasy leagues.
Sun, May 17, 2015 12:40:00 PM

Athletics optioned OF Craig Gentry to Triple-A Nashville.

The A's have chosen to keep Billy Burns around instead. Gentry has just three hits in 35 at-bats this season.
Wed, May 6, 2015 03:38:00 PM

Craig Gentry finished 0-for-3 in the A's loss to the Mariners on Saturday afternoon.

Gentry is now 0-for-14 to open the season. It's silly to raise concern on April 11, but he's hurting his chances of getting more looks in the leadoff spot.
Sat, Apr 11, 2015 07:48:00 PM

Athletics and OF Craig Gentry avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.

Gentry was arbitration-eligible for the second time. The speedy outfielder was limited to just 94 games last season due to injury but still managed to steal 20 bases. He could see a good amount of playing time in left field in 2015.
Thu, Jan 15, 2015 10:06:00 PM

Craig Gentry (concussion) hit off a tee and will shag some fly balls on Friday.

Gentry has made big-time progress in recent days in his recovery from post-concussion issues. He's still probably a long shot to return before the end of the regular season, but him being an option for postseason play now looks like a real possibility.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 05:19:00 PM

Craig Gentry (concussion) is seen as a long shot to return this season.

Gentry progressed to tracking pitches on Thursday, but he's yet to swing a bat. It's conceivable that he could be ready eventually if the A's advance far in the postseason, but in all likelihood he's done until 2015.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 06:19:00 PM

Craig Gentry (concussion) has yet to swing a bat.

Gentry wants to return this weekend, but that scenario is looking increasingly unlikely. The 30-year-old has been dealing with post-concussion issues since early September.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 04:57:00 PM

Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Sunday that Craig Gentry is still having "tough time" recovering from his concussion.

Nothing is official yet, but it's looking unlikely that Gentry will return this season. He's been dealing with post-concussion issues since early September.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 02:25:00 PM

Craig Gentry is now dealing with a sinus condition in addition to his post-concussion issues.

Gentry hasn't played since September 9 and it's not looking good for his chances of returning this season. The speedster has been limited to 94 games this year due to injury.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 09:49:00 AM

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2Geovany Soto
3Jett Bandy
4Juan Graterol
1B1Albert Pujols
2Ji-Man Choi
2B1Johnny Giavotella
2Gregorio Petit
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Cliff Pennington
3Rey Navarro
3B1Yunel Escobar
2Jefry Marte
3Kaleb Cowart
4Kyle Kubitza
LF1Todd Cunningham
2Daniel Nava
3Craig Gentry
CF1Mike Trout
2Rafael Ortega
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Quintin Berry
3Nick Buss
4Andrew Brown
DH1C.J. Cron
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2Garrett Richards
3C.J. Wilson
4Hector Santiago
5Andrew Heaney
6Matt Shoemaker
7Nick Tropeano
8Tyler Skaggs
9Victor Alcantara
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Fernando Salas
4Mike Morin
5Cory Rasmus
6Jose Alvarez
7Cam Bedrosian
8Deolis Guerra
9Lucas Luetge
10Rob Rasmussen
11Al Alburquerque
12Christian Friedrich
13Yunesky Maya
14Javy Guerra