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Matt Chapman
Could play third base Friday
3BOakland Athletics
March 3, 2021
Chapman could play third base during Friday's Cactus League matchup if he feels good after Wednesday's game, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Sean Murphy
Ramping up workload
COakland Athletics
Chest
March 3, 2021
Murphy (chest) has resumed hitting and catching, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Aramis Garcia
Backup bid off to strong start
COakland Athletics
March 2, 2021
Garcia went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs in his Cactus League debut against the Reds on Monday.
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Matt Olson
Opens eyes with first spring homer
1BOakland Athletics
March 2, 2021
Olson's two-run home run in his Cactus League debut against the Reds on Monday boasted an exit velocity of approximately 116 mph, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Buddy Reed
Making strong early impression
OFOakland Athletics  AAA
March 2, 2021
Reed, who is angling for an Opening Day reserve outfield spot, caught the eye of manager Bob Melvin with both his bat and glove over the Athletics' first two Cactus League games, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Matt Chapman
Doubles in Cactus League debut
3BOakland Athletics
March 2, 2021
Chapman started at designated hitter and doubled in three at-bats during Monday's Cactus League win over the Reds.
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Jed Lowrie
Not yet available for games
2BOakland Athletics  NRI
Knee
March 2, 2021
Lowrie (knee) continues to face live pitching at camp, but Athletics trainers have yet to clear him to make his Cactus League debut, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Luis Barrera
Working out with team
OFOakland Athletics  AAA
March 2, 2021
Barrera resolved his visa issues and was cleared to join the Athletics for workouts over the weekend, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Daulton Jefferies
Impresses in spring debut
POakland Athletics  AAA
March 1, 2021
Jefferies was impressive during his one-inning start in Sunday's Cactus League loss to the Dodgers, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Paul Blackburn
Remains with organization
POakland Athletics  NRI
February 27, 2021
Blackburn cleared waivers Saturday and will remain in camp as a non-roster invitee, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Frankie Montas
Ramp-up process begins
POakland Athletics
February 27, 2021
Montas, who was cleared to join spring training Thursday after a stay on the COVID-19 injured list, has already begun his ramp-up process, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Luis Barrera
Visa issues resolved
OFOakland Athletics  AAA
Not Injury Related
February 27, 2021
Barrera has resolved his visa issues and is in Arizona, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Sergio Romo
Not yet throwing
POakland Athletics
February 26, 2021
Romo has yet to throw a bullpen session in spring training, but manager Bob Melvin confirmed Thursday it's by design and not indicative of any injury, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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A.J. Puk
Could face hitters in coming days
POakland Athletics
February 26, 2021
Puk could face hitters in live batting practice "pretty soon" according to manager Bob Melvin, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Sean Manaea
Looks good after diligent offseason
POakland Athletics
February 25, 2021
Manaea is already looking more confident and efficient with his pre-delivery movement during early bullpen sessions after some targeted offseason training, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Ramon Laureano
Could lead off
OFOakland Athletics
February 25, 2021
Laureano is one of the top candidates to lead off for the Athletics this season, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Mark Canha
Candidate to lead off
OFOakland Athletics
February 25, 2021
Canha is a leading candidate to bat first for the Athletics this season, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Frankie Montas
Cleared to join teammates
POakland Athletics
February 25, 2021
Montas was cleared to join his teammates Thursday following a brief stay on the COVID-19 injured list, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Jed Lowrie
Limited to DH duty
2BOakland Athletics  NRI
Knee
February 25, 2021
Lowrie (knee) won't take the field in the Athletics' first few Cactus League games but will get some at-bats as a designated hitter, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Mitch Moreland
Should see bulk of DH duties
1BOakland Athletics
February 24, 2021
Moreland is expected to see the bulk of his 2020 playing time at designated hitter and is trying to devise a spring training routine to help him acclimate to that role, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "It's definitely going to be different, so I'm kind of looking forward to camp to figure out how to transition into that a little bit better," Moreland said.
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Ka'ai Tom
Hobbled by oblique injury
OFOakland Athletics
Oblique
February 24, 2021
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that Tom is dealing with an oblique injury that could sideline him for the first week of Cactus League play, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Matt Olson
Motivated by 2020 struggles
1BOakland Athletics
February 24, 2021
Olson is intent on making up for a poor 2020 season and believes he identified several mechanical issues with his swing over the offseason, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "To put it bluntly, I stunk last year, in my opinion," Olson said. "There were definitely things wrong with the swing that I was going out there with every day. I don't think that represents in any way the caliber of player that I think that I am."
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Luis Barrera
Not yet in camp
OFOakland Athletics  AAA
Not Injury Related
February 24, 2021
Barrera has yet to arrive at spring training due to visa issues, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Sean Murphy
Resumes some baseball activities
COakland Athletics
Chest
February 24, 2021
Murphy (chest) has resumed some baseball activities but hasn't yet started hitting, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Trevor Rosenthal
Shows off velocity in first bullpen
POakland Athletics
February 23, 2021
Rosenthal, whose one-year deal with the Athletics was officially announced Monday, was very impressive during his first bullpen session with the team Tuesday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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