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Craig Gentry | Outfielder

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/29/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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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. Sep 8 - 4:57 PM

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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.
May 25 - 1:00 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.
May 17 - 12:40 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.
May 6 - 3:38 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.
Apr 11 - 7:48 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.
Jan 15 - 10:06 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

Craig Gentry (concussion) rode a stationary bike without issue on Saturday afternoon.

Gentry has been sidelined since Tuesday after he collided with White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez. He rode a stationary bike Friday and felt dizziness, but everything is trending in the right direction now. The outfielder will have to clear some tests before resuming baseball activities.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 09:03:00 PM

Craig Gentry is still not available Wednesday with the aftermath of a concussion.

Gentry sustained the concussion Tuesday when he collided with White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez. A's manager Bob Melvin did allow that Gentry is feeling a bit better, so there's some hope he the injury won't keep him out too much longer.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 06:26:00 PM

Craig Gentry was diagnosed with a concussion following his collision with White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez on Tuesday.

Gentry reached base on a bunt single in the fifth inning but collided violently with Sanchez on the play. It's impossible to guess how long a concussion might sideline someone, but with so little time left in the regular season, it could be the end of Gentry's 2014 campaign.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 10:32:00 PM

Craig Gentry left Tuesday's game against the White Sox after colliding with second baseman Carlos Sanchez.

Gentry was credited with a bunt single, but he paid the price in a nasty collision. It appeared that he might have banged his head against Sanchez's shoulder. The A's will provide an update on Gentry's status before long.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 09:39:00 PM

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1B1Ike Davis
2Max Muncy
2B1Brett Lawrie
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SS1Marcus Semien
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3B1Danny Valencia
LF1Coco Crisp
2Mark Canha
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CF1Billy Burns
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4Edward Mujica
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11Dan Otero
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