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Stephen Vogt | Catcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Stephen Vogt went 0-for-1 with a pair of walks and a pair of sacrifice flies to help the Athletics beat the Rays on Sunday.
Vogt made it 2-0 with a third-inning sacrifice fly, then added another in the ninth inning to make it 7-2. The catcher is likely headed to a spot on the American League All-Star roster, batting .306/.408/.605 with 10 home runs and 33 RBI. May 24 - 4:08 PM

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Stephen Vogt is not in the Athletics starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Rays.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for Vogt, being an afternoon game after a night game. Josh Phegley is drawing the start behind the plate and batting sixth for the Athletics on Saturday.
May 23 - 12:00 PM

Stephen Vogt launched a solo homer in Friday's loss to the Rays.

It was his 10th home run of the season and his first since May 12. With a .309/.408/.610 batting line to go along with 31 RBI, the 30-year-old has been the top fantasy catcher so far this season.
May 22 - 11:28 PM

Stephen Vogt is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

He's getting the day off with the Astros throwing lefty Dallas Keuchel. Josh Phegley is behind the dish.
May 20 - 11:19 AM

Stephen Vogt is not in the Athletics' lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox.

Vogt will sit with lefty Carlos Rodon taking the mound. This is just a rest/match-up sit. There's no injury to report.
May 15 - 6:41 PM

Stephen Vogt is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

It's just a day of rest. Josh Phegley is at catcher Wednesday in Vogt's place.
May 13 - 12:11 PM

Stephen Vogt walked and hit a two-run home run in four trips to the plate on Tuesday in a win over the Red Sox.

Vogt took Justin Masterson yard in the first inning to put the A's up 3-0. The 30-year-old has been the best-hitting catcher in baseball thus far, carrying a .337/.420/.673 triple-slash line with nine home runs and 30 RBI.
May 13 - 1:02 AM

Stephen Vogt is not in the A's starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Twins.

Josh Phegley is starting behind the plate while Vogt takes a day of rest. Vogt, 30, is batting .345/.440/.667 with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 27 games this season.
May 7 - 11:52 AM

Stephen Vogt finished 3-for-5 with a grand slam and an RBI double in Monday's loss versus the Twins.

Vogt sent the A's up 4-0 early with a first-inning grand slam off of Phil Hughes. He added an RBI double in the ninth in an attempt to help his team stage a comeback, but it fell short. Vogt homered twice and knocked in four runs on Sunday, continuing what has been a highly productive season. He's batting .372/.462/.718 with seven home runs and 25 RBI on the season.
May 4 - 11:25 PM

Stephen Vogt hit home runs in back-to-back innings against the Rangers on Sunday, finishing the game with four RBI.

Vogt hit a solo home run off of Yovani Gallardo in the sixth inning, then topped himself the next inning, slugging a three-run shot off Alex Claudio. He finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored, four RBI and two walks. The big game gives Vogt six home runs for the season and 20 RBI. He's hitting a sterling .356/.455/.671 in his first season as the A's full-time catcher.
May 3 - 8:02 PM

Stephen Vogt is not in the A's starting lineup on Thursday afternoon versus the Angels.

Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat ninth against Angels right-hander Garrett Richards. Vogt has a tremendous .348/.421/.606 slash line in 76 plate appearances this season, but he'll get the day off.
Apr 30 - 1:17 PM

Stephen Vogt walked and slugged a three-run home run in four at-bats as the Athletics won against the Angels on Monday.

Vogt put the A's back on top 4-2 with his three-run home run off of Matt Shoemaker in the third inning. The catcher has been terrific to start the year, hitting .366/.435/.780 with four home runs and 12 RBI to begin the season.
Apr 21 - 1:06 AM

Stephen Vogt delivered the first multi-homer game of his career in Friday's loss to the Royals.

Vogt followed a solo blast by Ike Davis with one of his own off Jeremy Guthrie in the fourth inning to tie the game at 3-3. He'd later tag Guthrie again in the seventh for another solo shot, once again bringing the A's even at 4-4. He finished the career night 3-for-4 and is now hitting an impressive .353/.421/.735 with eight RBI in his first season as the A's full-time starting catcher.
Apr 17 - 10:55 PM

Stephen Vogt (ankle) is in the Athletics' starting lineup on Tuesday night versus the Astros.

Vogt turned his left ankle on Monday night, but he only came away with a bit of swelling. The catcher is batting .348/.423/.609 through seven games this year.
Apr 14 - 4:50 PM

Stephen Vogt turned his left ankle during Monday's game.

He finished the game but was noticeably hobbled. It doesn't sound like a huge deal, but Vogt will be re-evaluated on Tuesday and could wind up missing a game or two. For what it's worth, Vogt says he'll be fine.
Apr 13 - 11:27 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
1B1Ike Davis
2Mark Canha
3Max Muncy
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
3B1Brett Lawrie
LF1Coco Crisp
CF1Sam Fuld
2Billy Burns
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3Jesse Hahn
4Drew Pomeranz
5Jesse Chavez
6Kendall Graveman
7Jarrod Parker
8A.J. Griffin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Tyler Clippard
3Eric O'Flaherty
4Dan Otero
5Fernando Abad
6Evan Scribner
7Edward Mujica
8Fernando Rodriguez
9Arnold Leon
10Taylor Thompson