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Texas Rangers
2014 Avg.
.254
 
Career Avg.
.273
Name  Craig Gentry
Born  11/29/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  190
Number  3
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/10/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Athletics center fielder Craig Gentry is likely out for a few days after a collision at first base left him with a concussion.
Insight: Gentry is not much of a fantasy asset, though he does have 20 steals in 232 at-bats. But with it comes no power and a .254 batting average.
 
6/24/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Athletics center fielder Craig Gentry won't be available for the next few days after getting a cortisone shot in his knee. SOURCE: Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: Gentry has played well this year as the A's fourth outfielder, contributing a .287 average in 56 appearances. He's also tied for seventh in the AL with 15 steals.
 
3/23/2014 3:21:00 PM
Description: Oakland outfielder Craig Gentry will open the season on the disabled list. SOURCE: Jane Lee, MLB.com
Insight: He's been slow to recover from a strained back. The A's are expecting him back in mid-April. Until then, Josh Reddick (.226, 12 HR, 56 RBI) will hold down the fort in right field.
 
2/26/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: A's center fielder Craig Gentry will be on the shelf for at least ten more days. He's been dealing with a strained lower back. SOURCE: John Hickey, Contra Costa Times
Insight: This won't help Gentry (.280, 2 HR, 22 RBI, 24 SB for Texas in 2013) in his quest to become Oakland's everyday right fielder. He's a late round flier at best.
 
12/3/2013 9:32:00 PM
Description: The Rangers sent outfielder Craig Gentry to Oakland as part of a four-player swap. SOURCE: Jeff Passan, Yahoo Sports
Insight: Gentry was a solid platoon guy for Texas last season, batting .280 with 22 RBI in 246 at bats. The problem is the A's already have a guy like that in Seth Smith. Gentry is only going to see playing time if one of Oakland's starters (Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick) gets injured. Until that happens, he won't have any fantasy significance.
 
6/23/2013 11:17:00 PM
Description: Rangers center fielder Craig Gentry has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a non-displaced fracture in his left hand.
Insight: Gentry said it should take three weeks for the hand to heal completely, according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He hopes to start swinging a bat in two weeks.
 
4/2/2013 4:12:00 PM
Description: Texas will start Craig Gentry in center field Tuesday against the Astros, according to Richard Durrett of ESPNDallas.com.
Insight: Gentry platooned with David Murphy last season and hit .343 with an .859 OPS and six steals against left-handers. Leonys Martin started the season opener against right-hander Bud Norris, but manager Ron Washington will go with Gentry on Tuesday even though right-hander Lucas Harrell will be on the hill.
 

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