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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.267
 
Career Avg.
.256
Name  Brandon Moss
Born  9/16/1983
Height  6-0
Weight  210
Number  37
Position  DH
Bats  L
Throws  R
7/13/2014 7:03:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has homered in two straight games.
Insight: Moss is tied for fifth in baseball with 21 home runs and he also has 66 RBI.
 
7/7/2014 6:12:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss (ankle) is in the lineup Monday.
Insight: Moss (19 HR, 62 RBI) left Friday's game with a sprained left ankle, but his MRI revealed no structural damage and he only missed two games.
 
7/6/2014 8:47:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss had an MRI on his sore left ankle which revealed no structural damage, according to Joe Stiglich of Comcast SportsNet.
Insight: Moss (19 HR, 62 RBI) isn't healing quickly and the team was obviously concerned. He still may miss more time.
 
7/6/2014 3:12:00 PM
Description: Athletics manager Bob Melvin said first baseman Brandon Moss will have an MRI on his sore left ankle.
Insight: Moss (19 HR, 62 RBI) isn't healing quickly and the team is obviously concerned. This doesn't bode well for fantasy owners, but we await results of the test.
 
7/6/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Athletics manager Bob Melvin said first baseman Brandon Moss is questionable for Sunday's game against Toronto.
Insight: Moss (19 HR, 62 RBI) never made it out of the batter's box after grounding into an inning-ending double play in the eighth inning Friday and didn't play Saturday. Consider him day-to-day.
 
7/4/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Athletics manager Bob Melvin said first baseman Brandon Moss' sprained left ankle may only keep him out for a game or two, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Moss never made it out of the batter's box after grounding into an inning-ending double play in the eighth inning Friday. Melvin said Moss lobbied to stay in Friday's game so the injury may not be serious, but his ankle also could swell up overnight and keep him out longer than expected.
 
7/4/2014 8:24:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Moss never made it out of the batter's box after grounding into an inning-ending double play in the eighth inning Friday. He's been one of the top first basemen in fantasy this season. If Moss has to go on the disabled list, it would open up more at-bats for Nate Freiman at first base and Craig Gentry in right field.
 
7/4/2014 7:21:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss left Friday's game in the eighth inning after twisting his ankle, according to Joe Stiglich of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Moss never made it out of the batter's box after grounding into an inning-ending double play. He went 0-for-4 Friday but has been one of the top first basemen in fantasy this season.
 
7/2/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss had four hits, including a double and a homer, in four at-bats Wednesday at Detroit.
Insight: Moss has picked up multiple hits in four of his last six games. He's batting .274 with 19 homers, 62 RBI, 40 runs and an .893 OPS.
 
6/17/2014 10:23:00 AM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss is a career .350 hitter with four homers and six RBI in 20 at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish.
Insight: Moss (.267, 17 HR, 54 RBI) is putting up excellent power numbers. He's a must start in this favorable matchup, even against one of the league's best.
 
Hot6/9/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss is a career .412 hitter with a pair of homers and seven RBI in 17 at-bats against Angels right-hander Garrett Richards.
Insight: Moss (.279, 16 HR, 53 RBI) is seventh in all of baseball in home runs and tied for second in RBIs. He's a must start in this favorable matchup.
 
6/8/2014 5:23:00 PM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss swatted his second career grand slam Sunday against Baltimore.
Insight: Moss (.279, 16 HR, 53 RBI) has almost as many home runs as last year's MVPs Andrew McCutchen and Miguel Cabrera combined (18). The Athletics hold a five-game edge in the AL West with a little over a month until the All-Star break.
 
6/4/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Brandon Moss sunk the Yankees by going deep twice Tuesday in a 5-2 A's victory.
Insight: His last long ball broke a 2-2 tie in the tenth inning. Moss is on pace for 42 HR this year, which would easily be a career-high. He's been the best player on an Oakland team that leads the AL West by five and a half games.
 
6/3/2014 1:33:00 PM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss (calf) is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Yankees.
Insight: He had missed the last two games with a strained calf. Moss has struggled against today's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, managing only two hits and five strikeouts in 13 at bats.
 
6/3/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss (calf) is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Yankees according to Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area.
Insight: After missing the last two games with a strained right calf, the A's are hoping Moss (.276/.366/.568, 13 HR, 46 RBI) will be ready to play tonight. Historically, however, he has struggled against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda, managing only two hits and five strikeouts in 13 at bats.
 
6/1/2014 2:52:00 PM
Description: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss (calf) is not in the lineup Sunday, according to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Moss is shooting for a return on Tuesday against the Yankees. He's dealing with a right calf strain.
 
5/31/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Oakland 1B Brandon Moss will miss Saturday's game because of a tight calf. SOURCE: Athletics on Twitter
Insight: The A's consider him day-to-day. Kyle Blanks (.269, 1 HR, 1 RBI) will get the start at first base Saturday in Moss' absence.
 
Hot5/26/2014 7:22:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has belted eight home runs in May.
Insight: Moss is up to 12 home runs, 42 RBI, 27 runs and a .961 OPS this season and is one of fantasy's top first basemen at the moment. The A's lead baseball with an absurd +100 run differential.
 
Hot5/21/2014 11:04:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss homered for the 10th time this year Wednesday at Tampa Bay. Moss had Oakland's only hit but Oakland walked seven times and won 3-2.
Insight: Erik Bedard is the second lefty Moss has taken deep this season. He's gone 10-for-28 (.357) against southpaws this year after batting just .200 against them last season. Moss is among the RBI leaders with 40.
 
Hot5/18/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: A's 1B/OF Brandon Moss reached base five times in Sunday's victory over Cleveland.
Insight: He was a home run shy of the cycle. The four runs Moss registered Sunday were a season-high. Moss has used a 13-for-26 hot streak to elevate his average from .273 to .301.
 

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