Other infielders who offer similar versatility include Emilio Bonifacio, Kelly Johnson, Ed Lucas, and Alberto Callaspo.mlbtraderumors.com
Well we're a little sad to be honest, Kendall, but you can play a big part in turning these frowns upside down next season!
To be fair, there's a pretty overwhelming chance that we're going to love this guy. He's got personality and he plays like he's being chased around the field by a grizzly bear. Or maybe Lawrie is chasing the bear. This analogy is getting out of hand; he plays really hard. Anyway, he says hi. Hi Brett! (He and Reddick can watch wrestling together.)
Take it or leave it, but this is how the situation looked/looks through Billy Beane's eyes. Of course, even if you agree with him that it was time to re-tool, you may or may not agree that he received the right can't-miss package from Toronto.
Chris Townsend will be the primary host of the A's pre-game "Dugout Show" and post-game "A's Talk" on 95.7 The Game in 2015--duties he last held in 2012.
In case you didn't get the picture yet.
The rules have been clarified since this incident, but new Athletics minor league ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte faced quite the conundrum when he faced switch-hitter Ralph Enriquez in a minor league game for the Staten Island Yankees.
Sam Fuld wrote a guest article about his concussion experience.