John Jaso

Oakland Athletics #5 - Catcher

  • Born: 09/19/83
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
2014 Athletics 11 31 1 8 2 0 1 3 3 10 0 0 .258 .324 .419

MLB roundup: Price, Jaso, Carp, and Rockies

Replay grabbed headlines on Thursday, but teams also found time to come to terms with arbitration eligible players.

Jaso or Vogt?

It's tough to carry two lefthanded catchers on a big-league roster, but both John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have performed admirably for the A's this season. Who has the better case for occupying the long half of the catching platoon in 2014?

Nats Trade Suzuki Back To A's For RHP Dakota Bacus

Reports last night said Kurt Suzuki was dealt back to Oakland, a little over a year after Washington acquired the catcher from the A's last August. The Nationals announced the deal this morning.

A's John Jaso could miss rest of season

Jaso is still feeling symptoms from a concussion he suffered three weeks ago and may be out until 2014.

Athletics' Jaso to 7-day DL

The A's recalled Stephen Vogt, as John Jaso has hit the 7-day DL.

Game #91: It's Déja Vu All Over Again, A's win 2-1

Brandon Moss' first go-around in Pittsburgh was not a joyous one, as his career stalled for the second time and by the time he left town he was ready to be sold for parts. Tonight he launched a 2-run HR in the 4th inning off of Gerrit Cole...

Game #89: Group Of Non All-Stars Pounds Royals

On the mound, A.J. Griffin did not have his best game going, needing 105 pitches -- 2 of them hit out of the ballpark -- to get through 5 IP. However, Jesse Chavez earned his first major league save with 4 shutout innings in relief of Jerry Blevins.

Stewart tags runner, but not with the ball

When tagging baserunners, it helps to actually use the hand the baseball is in.

Game #56: Bartolo swallows White Sox whole

Bartolo Colon turned in easily the A's best pitching performance of the year — he threw a complete game shutout, allowing only five hits and finishing the game in a neat 2:04. Josh Reddick made his presence known in his first start back with A's.

Why I Heart Bob Melvin

A manager can manage "to win" or manage "not to lose" and Melvin has shown a shrewd ability to assess which to do at different times.

The Big Bat Theory

After spending the Winter committed to improving the offense, the front office needs a do-over.

This Too Shall Pass

This has always been one of my favorite simple-yet-profound expressions, one I have used during difficult times as well as after a bad meal. Remember back when the A's looked like they could do no...

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