Josh Donaldson 3B/DH OAK 8 Days

Donaldson had an excellent day at the plate Tuesday against the White Sox, going 5-for-6 with a double, four RBI and two runs scored.

After a horrible stretch, where he was 3-for-29 in his previous seven games, Donaldson emphatically put an end to his mini-slump on Tuesday. While his batting average (.257) is nothing special, it's hard to argue with 26 home runs, 93 RBI and a .804 OPS in 540-at-bats this year.

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Donaldson had a nice night on Thursday, going 2-for-3 with his 26th home run.

After a very rough June, Donaldson has turned his season back around with an OPS over .900 since the All-Star Break. Donaldson's average is still a bit low at .255, but he does have 88 RBI on the season to go along with his 26 bombs.

Josh Donaldson 3B/DH OAK 23 Days

Donaldson had a big day at the plate Monday, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBI.

Donaldson had been struggling at the dish before snapping out of it Monday, collecting just four hits in his previous nine games. For the season Oakland's third baseman is the owner of a .252 average, 25 home runs and 87 RBI.

Josh Donaldson 3B/DH OAK 23 Days

Donaldson (knee) is back in the lineup Monday in Houston, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Donaldson injured his knee during his final at-bat Saturday, which precipitated an MRI. While the results have yet to emerge, he must have checked out OK, as he handles the hot corner and bats third in the order.

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Donaldson was held out of the lineup Sunday as a precaution after he suffered a knee injury during his final at-bat Saturday, Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area reports.

Donaldson apparently lobbied to play Sunday, but the team decided it was a prudent move to send him in for a precautionary MRI. Assuming the MRI comes back clean, there's a good chance Donaldson will return to the lineup within a couple of days.

Josh Donaldson 3B/DH OAK 24 Days

Donaldson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

After an 0-for-7 showing in the first two games of the series, Donaldson will head to the bench for the series finale. Alberto Callaspo will cover third base for him and bat seventh in the order.

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Donaldson is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Mets.

Donaldson will get a well-deserved day of rest Wednesday following a stretch of starts dating back to July 2. Alberto Callaspo will start at third base in his place, batting sixth for the Athletics.

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Donaldson had a nice night on Saturday, going 3-for-4 with two RBI.

After a brutal slump throughout June and the first half of July, Donaldson has finally turned it around since the All-Star Break. Since the break, Donaldson has a .307 batting average with a sparking .950 OPS in 21 games.

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Josh Donaldson has been named the final participant for the American League in next week's Home Run Derby.

Donaldson gets selected after cranking his 20th homer of the season in Thursday's win over the Giants. He'll join captain Jose Bautista, Adam Jones, Brian Dozier and teammate Yoenis Cespedes. The National League will be going with Troy Tulowitzki, Yasiel Puig, Todd Frazier and Giancarlo Stanton.

Josh Donaldson 3B/DH OAK 3 Months

Josh Donaldson is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday.

Donaldson missed the last two contests with stiffness in his back, but it was never considered to be a big deal. The third baseman is sporting a .245/.325/.459 batting line with 18 homers and 61 RBI over 82 games this season.