Though Coco Crisp (hamstring) did not start Wednesday, he drew a pinch-hit walk in the 11th and stole a base against the Angels. The stolen base moved him past Reggie Jackson and into fifth on the A's all-time stolen base list.
The fact that Crisp was able to pinch-hit for the second straight day indicates that it is only a matter of time before he rejoins the starting lineup. Injuries have always been an issue for Crisp throughout his career, but when healthy he is a great source of speed when on the base paths. With a day off on Thursday, the Athletics will have an extra day to reevaluate his condition and decided whether or not he is ready to return to the starting lineup. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
Tyler Johnson (ankle) was a limited in Tuesday's practice.
The news of Johnson being limited should not (yet) have an effect on fantasy teams. Johnson has a career game on Monday, scoring 26 points against the Suns but managed to tweak his ankle in the process. He's worth keeping an eye on and if he is able to string together a few more solid performances, Johnson could be worth a prospective add. Analysis: Keith Tro