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2017 RECAP

Record: 31 - 42

Last Season’s Fantasy Highlights

Pitching provided the A’s highlights. Sonny Gray proved that he is the real deal striking out 183 over 219 innings with a sweet 3.08 ERA. Scott Kazmir continued his improbable comeback winning 15 games while posting a 3.55 ERA. Sean Doolittle proved that southpaws can close, saving 22 games while mowing down 89 batters in just 62.7 innings.

What Has Changed?

Pretty much everything has changed. New arrivals include Ike Davis, Billy Butler, Ben Zobrist, Marcus Semien, Brett Lawrie, Jesse Hahn, Sean Nolin and Tyler Clippard, who will likely close with the shoulder injury to Doolittle. Gone are Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss, Jeff Samardzija, and Jon Lester just to name a few. Oh, and Yunel Escobar has already come and gone.

What to Expect:

Expect the A’s to have trouble scoring. Billy Butler will be overdrafted in many leagues. Ike Davis will not put up huge power numbers in Oakland and his average rarely helps. Ben Zobrist is on the downside and Coco Crisp is further down than that. The picture is brighter on the pitching side as the rotation is deep and will be fortified in mid-season when A.J. Griffin and Jarrod Parker return from Tommy John Surgery.

This Year’s Surprise:

Jesse Hahn will prove doubters wrong and show that his big time performance most of the summer in San Diego was real. In 2014, Hahn posted a 3.07 ERA and 1.21 WHIP over 73 innings in the show after 40 stellar minor league innings. With a K-rate in the bigs close to one per inning, a GB/FB rate over two and a pitchers’ park to call home, Hahn will be on many a fantasy title team this summer.

2017 STANDINGS

# TEAM W L
1 Houston Astros 50 24
2 Los Angeles Angels 38 38
3 Seattle Mariners 38 37
4 Texas Rangers 36 36
5 Oakland Athletics 31 42

ARRIVALS

DEPARTURES

PLAYER POS TO
Danny Valencia 3B SEA
Sam Fuld CF
Dillon Overton SP SEA

2017 YTD STATS

Catcher

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Josh Phegley (R) OAK C 39 103 9 22 7 7 0 3 2 0 19 0 1 .214
Stephen Vogt (L) OAK C 54 157 12 34 20 8 1 4 15 1 31 0 1 .217
Bruce Maxwell (L) OAK C 10 23 4 7 1 1 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 .304

First Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Yonder Alonso (L) OAK 1B 64 203 38 60 37 13 0 17 27 3 53 1 0 .296

Second Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Jed Lowrie (B) OAK 2B 69 265 44 75 25 23 2 8 27 1 47 0 0 .283
Chad Pinder (R) OAK 2B 46 143 19 34 25 10 0 9 9 0 48 1 0 .238

Third Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Matt Chapman (R) OAK 3B 4 14 2 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 .214

Short Stop

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Marcus Semien (R) OAK SS 11 35 5 6 1 2 0 0 10 0 11 4 0 .171
Adam Rosales (R) OAK SS 59 172 11 40 21 9 0 3 7 0 56 1 1 .233

Left Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Jaff Decker (L) OAK LF 17 50 4 10 1 1 1 0 8 0 17 1 1 .200
Khris Davis (R) OAK LF 71 266 43 64 46 13 0 18 30 1 97 2 0 .241
Ryan LaMarre (R) OAK LF 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000
Mark Canha (R) OAK LF 29 89 6 17 7 7 1 3 4 0 33 1 0 .191

Center Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Rajai Davis (R) OAK CF 58 195 29 42 12 12 2 2 14 0 45 9 4 .215
Jaycob Brugman (L) OAK CF 13 47 3 12 5 0 0 0 6 0 13 0 1 .255

Right Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Matt Olson (L) OAK RF 7 12 2 2 3 1 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 .167
Matt Joyce (L) OAK RF 63 198 27 45 28 12 0 8 31 0 51 1 1 .227

Pitcher

Player Tm Pos G GS W L Sv IP H HR ER BB K ERA WHIP
Ryan Madson (R) OAK RP 30 0 1 4 1 28.1 21 2 8 4 28 2.54 0.95
Frankie Montás (R) OAK RP 21 0 1 1 0 28.2 36 9 22 15 30 6.91 1.78
Sonny Gray (R) OAK SP 10 10 2 3 0 57.2 61 6 31 21 58 4.84 1.42
Andrew Triggs (R) OAK SP 12 12 5 6 0 65.1 68 9 31 19 50 4.27 1.33
Liam Hendriks (R) OAK RP 31 0 3 1 0 31.2 31 3 15 11 42 4.26 1.33
Kendall Graveman (R) OAK SP 8 8 2 2 0 47.0 46 6 20 14 32 3.83 1.28
Zach Neal (R) OAK RP 5 0 0 0 0 13.2 19 5 13 1 10 8.56 1.46
John Axford (R) OAK RP 15 0 0 0 0 15.0 20 2 10 8 15 6.00 1.87
Bobby Wahl (R) OAK RP 7 0 0 0 0 7.2 8 0 4 4 8 4.70 1.57
Raul Alcantara (R) OAK RP 3 1 0 1 0 7.0 10 3 13 5 2 16.71 2.14
Michael Brady (R) OAK RP 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 2 3 0 2 6.75 1.00
Daniel Gossett (R) OAK SP 2 2 0 2 0 10.0 12 3 8 1 7 7.20 1.30
Daniel Mengden (R) OAK SP 2 2 0 1 0 8.0 13 4 9 3 3 10.13 2.00
Josh Smith (R) OAK RP 17 0 0 0 0 23.0 24 2 15 10 15 5.87 1.52
Jesse Hahn (R) OAK SP 13 12 3 5 0 67.2 69 3 35 27 54 4.66 1.42
Jharel Cotton (R) OAK SP 12 12 4 7 0 66.2 66 13 40 28 59 5.40 1.43
Sean Doolittle (L) OAK RP 13 0 0 0 3 11.2 6 2 3 1 18 2.31 0.60
Daniel Coulombe (L) OAK RP 30 0 1 1 0 24.1 18 2 5 9 20 1.85 1.11
Sean Manaea (L) OAK SP 13 13 6 4 0 73.1 56 7 33 28 81 4.05 1.15
Ryan Dull (R) OAK RP 18 0 2 2 0 15.2 14 2 11 9 18 6.32 1.47
Santiago Casilla (R) OAK RP 26 0 1 2 11 25.1 20 2 12 11 26 4.26 1.26

DEPTH CHART

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