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By Matthew Terelle, Athletics Correspondent, Mon, Jan 12th 7:28pm EST

Brett Lawrie expects that playing his home games on a natural grass surface instead of the turf in Toronto will allow him to stay healthy this year. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Lawrie has always had a lot of potential, but has also struggled to stay on the field. Here's hoping he can avoid injuries and put together a productive season. He has some big shoes to fill as All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson was part of the five player deal that brought Lawrie to Oakland.

Brett Lawrie News & Advice

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Once the next big thing, Lawrie has failed to stay healthy and to put together one great year. Will the move to Oakland's natural grass surface be just what the doctor ordered? Brett Lawrie was once a darling in fantasy baseball circles. He was supposed to be the next five-tool guy at a position where those guys are scarce. Alas, Lawrie has never lived up to the hype, due in large part to an inability...