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A's eye reinforcements in Phegley, Lowrie

A's catcher Josh Phegley, nursing a strained right knee, is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Nashville on Saturday.
4 days ago

Hahn, Muncy recalled; Surkamp optioned, Phegley to DL

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Athletics righthander Jesse Hahn was recalled from Triple-A Nashville to start Tuesday night's game against the Texas Rangers. He replaces scheduled starter lefthander Erik Surkamp, who was optioned to Nashville. The A's also recalled catcher Max Muncy, to replace catcher Josh Phegley, who went on the disabled list, retroactive to May 10, with a strained...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesse Hahn will start on Tuesday for the Oakland A's, Josh Phegley to DL

Jesse Hahn will start on Tuesday for the Oakland A's in their game against the Texas Rangers, Bob Melvin announced in his post-game press conference on CSN after Monday night's victory. In order to make that possible, catcher Josh Phegley will be placed on the disabled list after experiencing a knee issue over the last week. Hahn was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on May 8. Normally...
Via Athletics Nation
8 days ago

Knee soreness lands Phegley on DL

A's backup catcher Josh Phegley landed on the disabled list late Monday with soreness in his right knee.
8 days ago

Phegley gets cortisone shot; McBride called up

A's catcher Josh Phegley received a cortisone shot in his sore right knee, leading the team to summon Matt McBride from Triple-A Nashville ahead of Friday's series opener against the Rays at Tropicana Field.
11 days ago

Orioles OF Adam Jones got struck out by the A's backup catcher

The Oakland Athletics had a rough go of it on Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles. Their offense was stagnant and the pitching was even worse. So in the bottom of the eighth inning, the A's tried something new. Backup catcher Josh Phegley strolled out to the mound to record the final two outs, which he did with ease. Incredibly, one of the outs came by way of the K against five...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A's catcher Josh Phegley strikes out All-Star Adam Jones

On Sunday, for the 10th time since moving to the Bay Area in 1968, the Oakland A's called on a position player to pitch. We all have fond memories of first baseman Ike Davis making two (scoreless) appearances last year, but this time the lucky hurler was catcher Josh Phegley. According to Susan Slusser, Phegley's last pitching experience came in college, for a grand total of one...
Via Athletics Nation
16 days ago

Ex-IU catcher Josh Phegley strikes out an All-Star

In the process of throwing in the towel Sunday, the Oakland A's got a strong pitching performance from Indiana University alumnus Josh Phegley, the 2006 Indiana Mr. Baseball from Terre Haute North.           

Athletics’ catcher Josh Phegley comes in to pitch against Orioles

Less than 24 hours after New York Mets’ pitcher and soon-to-be 43-year-old Bartolo Colon hit a home run, the Oakland Athletics’ called upon catcher Josh Phegley to take the mound against the Baltimore Orioles.  Continuing the recent trend of strange occurrences, Phegley would retire both batters that he faced. Making his first big league appearance as a pitcher, the 28-year...
Via Today's Knuckleball
16 days ago

Phegley paying dividends for A's in part-time duty

Josh Phegley was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija trade prior to this season - but he wasn't exactly considered by many to be a key part of the deal.So far for the A's, though, he's done an admirable job backing up Stephen Vogt at the catcher position, despite getting limited playing time. Athletics Nation put together a thorough look at Phegley's impact...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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