Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:10:32 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Kyle Blanks (calf, feet) is dealing with problems with both of his feet and is scheduled to undergo an MRI, according to manager Bob Melvin. Blanks has been sidelined with a calf injury.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:28:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) is scheduled to start a rehab assignment Saturday, Aug. 9. Manager Bob Melvin said he believes Blanks will play for Triple-A Sacramento.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:18:02 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) is tentatively scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Sunday, Aug. 10.
Fantasy Tip: Blanks should only be considered in AL-only leagues.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:42:06 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) is running sprints to test his strained left calf Tuesday, Aug. 5, and he's hoping to go on a rehab assignment soon.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 11:54:41 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) is expected to run the bases Wednesday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Aug. 8, according to manager Bob Melvin. If all goes well, he could begin a minor league rehab assignment.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:59:03 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) said Wednesday, July 23, that he is "doing better, a lot better," in his recovery from a calf injury. Manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday, July 22, that Blanks is at least a week away from beginning a minor-league rehab assignment.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:56:21 -0700
Updating previous reports, Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) will be out for an extended period of time after an MRI revealed a slight tear in his calf, according to manager Bob Melvin.
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:33:25 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said 1B/OF Kyle Blanks (calf) has resumed hitting but is not running yet.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:56:35 -0700
The Oakland Athletics activated OF Josh Reddick (knee) from the 15-day disabled list and placed 1B/OF Kyle Blanks (calf) on the DL with a calf strain.
Fantasy Tip: Reddick is worth a grab if he's still available in deep mixed games, notably those that start five outfielders.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:03:01 -0700
Oakland Athletics 1B Kyle Blanks (calf) left the game Sunday, June 22. He has been dealing with a strained calf and appeared to tweak it on a slide into home plate.