Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:52:44 -0800
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson, Houston Astros DH Chris Carter, Kansas City Royals RP Kelvin Herrera, New York Mets RP Jenrry Mejia, New York Yankees RP David Phelps, Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Dee Gordon and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards were among 26 players with less than three years of major league service who qualified for salary arbitration this year. Chicago White Sox RP Javy Guerra, Astros SS Marwin Gonzalez and White Sox SP Jose Quintana were the last players to make it.
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:51:20 -0800
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson is not a player the team plans to trade this offseason, and the team is adamant about keeping him, according to sources.
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.