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2014 Avg.
.239
 
Career Avg.
.249
Name  Brandon Moss
Born  9/16/1983
Height  6-0
Weight  210
Number  37
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  R
8/22/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Athletics 1B/OF Brandon Moss is out of the lineup Friday in the series opener versus the Angels.
Insight: The Angels are starting a left-hander so the left-handed hitter Moss will get a night off. Just called up Craig Gentry will start in left field with Nate Freiman at 1B.
 
8/15/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Athletics 1B/OF Brandon Moss is out of the lineup Friday in the series opener versus Atlanta.
Insight: Atlanta is starting left-hander Alex Wood so the left-handed hitter Moss will get a night off. He's actually been good against lefties this season, hitting .282 with four homers and an .818 OPS in 78 at-bats. Nate Freiman will start at first with Jonny Gomes in left field.
 
8/13/2014 6:02:00 PM
Description: Athletics 1B/OF Brandon Moss is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.
Insight: Kansas City is starting left-hander Jason Vargas so Moss will get a night off. He's actually been good against lefties this season, hitting .282 with four homers in 78 at-bats, but manager Bob Melvin is going with Sam Fuld in left field, Nate Freiman at first base and lefty-killer Jonny Gomes at DH.
 
8/12/2014 11:02:00 PM
Description: Athletics 1B/OF Brandon Moss went 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI Tuesday at Kansas City.
Insight: Moss had been slumping, going 6-for-52 (.115) with 20 Ks in 14 games from July 25 to Aug. 10 before going 5-for-7 with four RBI the last two games. He's still in search of his first homer since July 24.
 
8/2/2014 12:13:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off. Moss is a top-10 RBI guy this season (72) to go along with 23 homers.
 
7/25/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss hit his third grand slam of the year Thursday and has a favorable matchup Friday against Texas starter Jerome Williams.
Insight: Moss is 6-for-12 with a pair of home runs and seven RBI in their matchups. He's a top-10 RBI guy this season to go along with 23 homers. Start him.
 
Hot7/24/2014 6:00:00 PM
Description: Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss' grand slam gave the A's a commanding 8-1 lead against Houston
Insight: It is Moss' third grand slam of the season and 23 homer of the year. His 71 RBI has him solidly in the top-10.
 
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.
 

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