OAFC BBS - All Topics: Archive: Dan Johnson on his way to Cleveland
EIO is reporting that Johnson has been called up. Ruby headed for the DL. elephantsinoakland.blogspot.com
Hah! I just mentioned that rumor on the Macha thread. We heard earlier from above that was the rumor, but it was not being confirmed.
Well doesn't help that Durazo during his last 14 games is 11-55 with 0 hrs and 2 RBIs.
The EIO info on Johnson was reported a couple hours ago on fanhome. Still can't find any confirmation except that this guy is supposedly close to someone on the Sacto team .... Watson? But have no reason to disbelieve it. And if they decide not to DL Durazo, will they perhaps send Thomas down?
Confirmed by Susan Slusser.
The article on the A's website about Durazo apparently hurting his arm with the throwing prep he did for his one game at 1B is absolutely pathetic. I hope he is sufficiently embarrassed. Who needs him!
Yeh, sacto, I thought the same thing about Durazo. Especially after Wash's comments about he could do the job defensively, but as soon as fielding practice comes into play, Durazo wants nothing to do with it. Shades of Canseco, I guess.
Billy says it is all about injuries, so no shakeup
Is Johnson playing tonight with the A's? That'll give me a reason to actually watch.
Has Erubiel Pipp been placed on the DL yet?
In Slusser's article she says, Johnson "could be activated for tonite's game." So I guess, at least at the time there was a question mark. She also mentioned another alternative would be to go with 4 outfielders and send Thomas down.
Durazo placed on the 15-day DL.
Here is the offical press release from A's website:
It is scary how the hitting woes of the Indians and A's mirror one another. only a 1 point difference in BA, exact same amount of runs, and
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