Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:07:01 -0800
The Oakland Athletics have renewed the contract of 3B Josh Donaldson at the league minimum value of $500,000. He earned $492,500 last year, which was just slightly above last season's $490,000 minimum salary.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:35:51 -0800
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson is expected to hit second in the starting lineup this season. Donaldson said he is willing to hit anywhere in the lineup.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:28:22 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (foot) slid feet first into the wall while attempting to make a catch on a foul ball in Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers. The good news is that he escaped without injury, but the bad news is he failed to come up with the ball.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:21:43 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson, who is in the midst of an 11-game hitting streak, is excelling against pitches on the inner half or lower inside corner of the plate, hitting .389 against such offerings. In a 17-game stretch, he has 16 hits (one homer) against pitches in that area. Donaldson has hit 11 home runs against left-handers this season and has almost three times as many hits against southpaws (56) than he did last year (19).
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:02:11 -0700
Oakland Athletics SS Josh Donaldson extended his hitting streak to a career-high 11 games Sunday, Sept. 15, against the Texas Rangers. He is hitting .450 with four homers and 11 RBI during the impressive span.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:14:18 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (quadriceps) is back in the lineup Tuesday, Sept. 10, after missing one game with soreness in his right quadriceps.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:42:55 -0700
Oakland Athletics SS Adam Rosales is left without a regular spot following the acquisition of 2B Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Tuesday, July 30. Callaspo will be the team's everyday second baseman, 3B Josh Donaldson is entrenched at the hot corner and SS Jed Lowrie will occasionally be spelled by 2B Eric Sogard, who can play shortstop.
Fantasy Tip: If you own Rosales in AL-only fantasy play for some reason, drop him. He isn't expected to see enough at-bats to warrant much in the way of fantasy consideration.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:41:19 -0700
The Oakland Athletics acquired 3B Alberto Callaspo to play second base, as 3B Josh Donaldson has done a fine job as the everyday third baseman.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners in AL-only leagues will like that, as he will gain 2B and MI eligibility shortly.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:17:31 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes was moved to sixth in the team's lineup Friday, July 5, as he has just nine hits in his last 59 at-bats with 23 strikeouts in his last 15 games. 3B Josh Donaldson is in the cleanup spot and is 11-for-27 (.407) with four home runs in his last eight games.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:59:05 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson (hamstring) received treatment for his injury Friday, June 14, and hopes to play Saturday, June 15.
Fantasy Tip: Sounds like it's a minor deal, so he should be able to go soon.