Oakland Athletics
2014 Avg.
.292
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Coco Crisp
Born  11/1/1979
Height  5-10
Weight  185
Number  4
Position  CF
Bats  S
Throws  R
4/15/2014 6:25:00 PM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp (hamstring) will sit out again Tuesday, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Crisp missed three straight games last week due to an inflamed wrist and he has now missed the first two of this week. Injuries are nothing new for the 34-year-old -- he hasn't played more than 136 games in a season since 2007 and never played more than 145.
 
4/14/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp (hamstring) will not start Monday, according to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Crisp missed three straight games last week due to an inflamed wrist and he's out of the lineup again to start this week off. Injuries are nothing new for the 34-year-old -- he hasn't played more than 136 games in a season since 2007 and never played more than 145.
 
4/12/2014 5:56:00 PM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp has returned to the starting lineup. SOURCE: Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: He missed three games with an inflamed wrist before returning as a pinch-hitter Friday against Seattle. Crisp enters tonight's action with a .250 average across 16 at bats this season.
 
4/11/2014 6:04:00 PM
Description: Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Friday, according to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Crisp recently had a cortisone shot to relieve inflammation in his left wrist. Defensive specialist Sam Fuld has been starting in Crisp's place and hit a homer Thursday.
 
4/9/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp will miss his second game in a row Wednesday versus Minnesota. SOURCE: Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: Crisp recently had a cortisone shot to relieve inflammation in his left wrist. Sam Fuld (.222, 0 HR, 2 RBI) will serve as Oakland's center fielder during Crisp's recovery.
 
4/7/2014 2:40:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is not in Monday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Crisp has been dealing with a sore left wrist. He's getting on base with a 1.055 OPS so far after putting together a solid season in 2013, batting .261 with 22 HR, 66 RBI, 93 runs and 21 stolen bases.
 
2/7/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp has agreed a two-year, $22.75 million contract extension.
Insight: Crisp put together a solid season in 2013, batting .261 with 22 HR, 66 RBI, 93 runs and 21 stolen bases. For Crisp, it's usually about staying healthy. Last year, he was able to play in 131 of Oakland's 162 regular season contests.
 
10/8/2013 10:24:00 AM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is a career .400 hitter (6-for-15) against Detroit right-hander Doug Fister with a pair of triples and a 1.067 OPS.
Insight: Crisp is 3-for-9 with three walks and a pair of extra base hits in the first three games of the series. He's a must start.
 
9/21/2013 6:41:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp was scratched from Saturday's lineup to protect him from, a wet field, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: The A's and Twins experienced a lengthy rain delay and Oakland doesn't want to risk Crisp getting injured with October nearing.
 
Hot9/12/2013 11:06:00 AM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp hit his ninth homer in his last 19 games Wednesday night.
Insight: Crisp has blown away his previous career high of 16 homers and now has 19. The outfielder averaged 7.3 home runs per season from 2006-12.
 
Hot9/7/2013 1:05:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Crisp is in the middle of a nine-game hitting streak which has included four home runs. He has rarely displayed power like this over his entire career. He has hit .306 with a 1.077 OPS and eight homers over his last 20 games. Fantasy owners don't want him to have a day off right now, but unfortunately, it's not up to them.
 
Hot9/4/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp went 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBI Wednesday against Texas.
Insight: Crisp hasn't displayed power like this his entire career. He has hit .351 with three doubles, eight homers and 14 RBI over his last 14 games and has a career-high 18 longballs this season.
 
Hot9/3/2013 5:54:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp (shin) is in the lineup Tuesday against the Rangers after fouling a ball off his leg Monday.
Insight: That's good news because Crisp is 17-for-48 (.354) with seven homers in his last 12 games and a homer in his last three. This really came out of nowhere -- Crisp had hit .184 with two home runs and a .497 OPS in 45 games from June 18 to Aug. 19.
 
Hot9/3/2013 10:44:00 AM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is questionable for Tuesday's game against Texas with a bruised right shin.
Insight: Crisp is 17-for-48 (.354) with seven homers in his last 12 games and a homer in his last three. This really came out of nowhere -- Crisp had hit .184 with two home runs and a .497 OPS in 45 games from June 18 to Aug. 19. It would be a shame if an injury slowed his streak.
 
Hot9/2/2013 8:57:00 PM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp went deep for the third straight game Monday against Texas.
Insight: Crisp is 17-for-48 (.354) with seven homers in his last 12 games. This really came out of nowhere -- Crisp had hit .184 with two home runs and a .497 OPS in 45 games from June 18 to Aug. 19.
 
Hot9/2/2013 11:20:00 AM
Description: Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp has homered in five out of his last ten games. However, it may be tough for him to keep that streak going Monday against Derek Holland.
Insight: Crisp has only managed two hits in 14 at bats against the lefthander. Crisp (.258, 16 HR, 48 RBI, 17 SB) and the A's are one game behind Texas for the AL West lead.
 
Hot8/28/2013 10:32:00 AM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp is a career .500 hitter against Detroit right-hander Doug Fister.
Insight: Crisp is playing his best ball of the season, batting .450 this week and .306 over the past four week. He's produced that nice combination of speed (16 SB) and power (14 HR) that fantasy owners crave.
 
Hot8/27/2013 10:56:00 AM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp is a career .364 hitter (8-for-22) against Detroit right-hander Justin Verlander.
Insight: Crisp is on fire with three hits on Monday night and nine hits (three home runs) in his last 18 at-bats. Despite facing a Cy Young Award winner, Crisp is a must start on Tuesday.
 
8/23/2013 10:45:00 PM
Description: A's center fielder Coco Crisp dismantled the Orioles Friday at Camden Yards.
Insight: Crisp provided four hits including his 12th home run of the season in the third inning. Before tonight, Crisp's last four-hit game came on June 3rd against Milwaukee.
 
8/21/2013 7:55:00 PM
Description: Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp (wrist) went deep for the 11th time this season Wednesday afternoon against Seattle.
Insight: He hit a leadoff bomb off Hisashi Iwakuma. Crisp's wrist appears to be OK when hitting against right-handers, but the switch-hitter cannot bat right-handed without soreness and likely will sit against southpaws in the near future.