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Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

Crisp was in the lineup the last three nights after missing a few games with a hamstring issue. It doesn't appear he aggravated the ailment, so this looks to be just a day off. Craig Gentry is in center field Wednesday.

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Coco Crisp went 3-for-4 with a walk, two stolen base and two RBI in a loss to the Rangers on Monday.

Crisp had been out of the starting lineup for four of the past six games with a hamstring issue. Because of that specific malady, it was nice to see him get back to his old ways so quickly, getting on base and creating opportunities with his legs. Minor injuries aside, Crisp has enjoyed a spectacular start to the season, slashing .324/.469/.541 with two homers and six steals (in six chances) over 37 at-bats.

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Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics lineup for Saturday afternoon's contest against the Astros.

Crisp has been dealing with a minor hamstring injury, and the A's likely just want to play it cautiously and ease him back into action. Craig Gentry is getting the start in center field and leading off for the A's.

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Coco Crisp is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday.

Crisp pinch-hit on Wednesday and Thursday, but this is his first start Sunday due to a minor hamstring issue. He's batting .292/.455/.500 with one homer and four steals for the A's this season.

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Coco Crisp drew a walk and stole a base as a pinch-hitter Wednesday night against the Angels.

Crisp was out of the starting lineup for a third straight game because of lingering tightness in his hamstring. The A's are off Thursday, so he should be ready to return to his starting center field role on Friday.

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Coco Crisp returned to action on Wednesday April 16.

Coco Crisp CF/DH OAK 7 Days

Coco Crisp (hamstring) is not in the Athletics' lineup for a third straight game Wednesday.

Like in Tuesday's game, Crisp will be available as a pinch-hitter. With a day off Thursday, A's manager Bob Melvin just wanted to maximize Crisp's rest to get the hamstring fully healed. Expect him back in the lineup on Friday.

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Coco Crisp returned to action on Tuesday April 15.

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Coco Crisp (hamstring) remained out of the Athletics' lineup Monday.

The A's thought Crisp would need just one day of rest for his hamstring issue, but he's apparently not feeling good enough to give it a go. Craig Gentry will receive another start in center field.

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Coco Crisp (hamstring) is not in the Athletics' lineup Monday.

It's just a minor issue, but the A's are being proactive. Crisp should be ready to go for Tuesday's game. Oakland is going with Craig Gentry in center field on Monday against Hector Santiago and the Angels.