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2015 Avg.
.305
 
Career Avg.
.265
Name  Stephen Vogt
Born  11/1/1984
Height  6-0
Weight  215
Number  21
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/20/2015 12:11:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is not in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Astros.
Insight: Vogt appears to be getting the afternoon off after catching Tuesday night. Vogt is batting .310 with nine home runs and 30 RBI in 113 at-bats this season. Josh Phegley will be behind the plate for Oakland on Wednesday.
 
5/15/2015 5:23:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is out on Friday versus the White Sox.
Insight: It appears to be just another day off for Vogt. He has been getting a lot of those lately, but there is no indication he is hurt. Vogt is slashing .337/.425/.673 in 101 at-bats this season.
 
5/13/2015 12:18:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is out Wednesday.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest for Vogt. Josh Phegley will start at catcher.
 
5/10/2015 1:28:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt has returned to Sunday's starting lineup versus the Mariners.
Insight: Vogt is catching and batting fifth. He is 5-for-9 with a triple and home run in his career against Felix Hernandez.
 
5/9/2015 6:09:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Vogt is just getting a day off. He is hitting .322/.415/.622 with seven home runs and 25 RBI this season.
 
5/7/2015 12:52:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Vogt is hitting .345 with seven home runs and 25 RBI this season, but he'll rest in the day game after a night game. He's been almost exclusively a catcher this season starting 25 games behind the plate and once at 1B.
 
5/4/2015 11:37:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt was 3-for-5, hitting a grand slam in the, 8-7, loss to the Twins on Monday.
Insight: Vogt continues his ridiculous start, getting five RBI on Monday. He drove in the fifth run on a double in the ninth. He represented the tying run at second in the final frame, but he was unable to score. Vogt is hitting .372 with seven home runs and 25 RBI this season.
 
5/3/2015 6:53:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt hit a pair of bombs in the, 7-1, victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Vogt hit a solo shot in the sixth and a three-run homer in the seventh. This was Vogt's second multi-home run game of the season. He is hitting .356/.455/.671 with six home runs and 20 RBI in 73 at-bats this season.
 
4/17/2015 11:19:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt hit two solo bombs on Friday, but it wasn't enough as the Athletics lost to the Royals, 6-4.
Insight: Vogt had three hits, two RBI and two runs in the loss. He is hitting .353 with three home runs ad eight RBI this season.
 
4/7/2015 9:38:00 AM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt started the season in fine fashion with a double, home run and three RBI.
Insight: Although he's batting seventh in the lineup, Vogt should still see about 200 more at-bats this season and could be a viable fantasy option with multi-position eligibility.
 
10/8/2014 6:47:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair a tear in his plantar plate on October 14.
Insight: Vogt suffered the injury toward the end of the season and also played through a left ankle sprain in September. He will still be ready for spring training.
 
9/19/2014 7:22:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is back in the lineup Friday against the Phillies.
Insight: It will be his first start in two weeks. Vogt was out over that time with a sprained left ankle. The Athletics hope he will bring the lineup some much needed offense.
 
9/18/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is not in the lineup Thursday against Texas.
Insight: Vogt hasn't started in over two weeks due to a sprained left ankle. He did pinch-hit on Wednesday, but when he reached base, manager Bob Melvin lifted him for Billy Burns. There seems to be no timetable for Vogt's return.
 
Hot8/22/2014 6:54:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is not in the lineup Friday against the Angels.
Insight: Left-hander Hector Santiago is starting against them, so the A's have Jonny Gomes, Nate Freiman, Sam Fuld and Craig Gentry starting in place of John Jaso, Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Vogt. Vogt has gone 14-for-40 (.350) with a double, three homers and eight RBI over his last 11 games and is hitting .322 with an .852 OPS on the year.
 
Hot8/16/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt has gone 11-for-30 with three homers and eight RBI over his last eight games.
Insight: Vogt was 0-for-21 from July 29 to Aug. 6, but he's bounced back nicely. He went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Saturday against the Braves and is hitting .323 with eight dingers and 31 RBI in 198 at-bats.
 
Hot8/15/2014 6:02:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is out of the lineup Friday against the Braves
Insight: The game is in Atlanta so the A's can't use a DH and left-hander Alex Wood is on the mound so Oakland has a righty-heavy lineup. Jonny Gomes is starting in left field and Nate Freiman is at first base. Vogt has gone 10-for-26 with two homers, six RBI and six runs in his last seven games after going 0-for-21 from July 29 to Aug. 6.
 
8/13/2014 5:51:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.
Insight: Left-hander Jason Vargas is throwing for Kansas City, so Vogt will get a night off. He's hitting .316 with eight doubles, seven homers, 29 RBI and an .838 OPS in 190 at-bats this season but just .219 with a homer and a .680 OPS against southpaws.
 
8/12/2014 11:04:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt has gone 7-for-22 with two homers and six RBI in his last six games.
Insight: Vogt watched his average drop from .361 to .315 after going 0-for-21 from July 29 to Aug. 6, but he's turned it around at the plate.
 
Cold8/6/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt has gone 0-for-21 in his last six games.
Insight: Vogt was hitting .361 after going 2-for-5 on July 28, but his slump has dropped him to .315 on the season. He has catching eligibility so he's worth holding for now.
 
Hot7/28/2014 11:06:00 PM
Description: Oakland C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt had a double and a solo homer Monday at Houston.
Insight: Vogt has been an everyday player throughout this month, first due to Josh Reddick's knee injury and now because he's just too hot to take out. He's hit .361 with five home runs, 23 RBI and a .931 OPS in 147 at-bats and is a must-add due to his catcher eligibility.