Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:36:11 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (knee) is in the lineup Saturday, Sept. 27, but said he isn't able to run very fast at maximum effort. Donaldson aggravated a left knee injury diving for a ball Friday, Sept. 26.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:56:30 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson had a career-high five hits and drove in four runs in the team's win over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, Sept. 9. He also scored two runs in the game after striking out four times the previous night. Donaldson noticed the position of his hands was throwing off his timing at the plate after watching video Monday, Sept. 8.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:14:52 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (knee) is back in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 25.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:54:33 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (knee) underwent a precautionary MRI Sunday, Aug. 24, after experiencing discomfort in his knee the night before. The results of the MRI showed no structural damage.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:43 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, but will be available off the bench if needed.
Fantasy Tip: Donaldson is just getting the day off so he can rest. He should be in the starting lineup when the team plays next.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:19:30 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson was homerless in his last 11 games and was hitting just .216 in his last 55 games before launching two home runs in the win Tuesday, Aug. 12. All three of his hits Tuesday night came against pitches on the inner half of the plate.
Fantasy Tip: Donaldson's prolonged slump was probably worrying his fantasy owners, so this two-homer night was a nice sight to see. Hopefully for those that own him, it keeps him hot and breaks him out of his recent funk. Continue to start him.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 18:15:35 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (knee) banged his knee while making a diving attempt in the field Saturday, Aug. 2, but manager Bob Melvin said he is fine.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:22:49 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, walk and strikeout Wednesday, July 30, against the Houston Astros. Donaldson has hit five of his 23 home runs against Houston pitching this season.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:50:44 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson clubbed a game-winning three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday, July 18, against the Baltimore Orioles. Ht was his fifth career game-ending hit and third career game-ending homer.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:09:49 -0700
The American League announced their starting lineup for the All-Star game Monday, July 14. Leading off will be New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter, followed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout, Seattle Mariners 2B Robinson Cano, Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera, Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista, Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz, Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones, Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson and Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez.