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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.

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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.

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Coco Crisp went 2-for-4 with a stolen base against the Mariners on Sunday.

Crisp had two singles on the afternoon, and he's batting .304 through the team's first 12 games. He's also stolen three bases without being caught after stealing 21 last season.

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Coco Crisp is dealing with a minor hamstring issue and will receive Monday off as a precautionary measure.

Athletics manager Bob Melvin had planned on resting Crisp against a left-hander on Monday anyways, so it doesn't appear to be a huge deal. Look for him to return to the lineup on Tuesday.

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Coco Crisp (wrist) is back in the A's lineup Saturday.

Crisp was able to make a pinch-hitting appearance on Friday and had no lingering discomfort in his left wrist the morning after. He is batting leadoff and starting in center field against the Mariners' Erasmo Ramirez.

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Coco Crisp (wrist) appeared as a pinch-hitter Friday and struck out to end the game against the Mariners.

Crisp fanned on three pitches against Fernando Rodney. Whether he'll be in the starting lineup for Saturday's game is uncertain.