1B,LF - OAK
Ryan Noda had a solid game, going 2-for-3 with a double and a home run, driving in one run and scoring another in the losing effort.
The outfielder has been a consistent contributor for Oakland this season, with a .241 batting average, five home runs and 16 RBI in 50 games played. While his strikeout rate remains high at 0.324, Noda has shown a good eye at the plate with a 0.194 walk rate and a solid .375 wOBA, suggesting he could continue to be a valuable asset for the Athletics moving forward.
Ryan Noda went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in Friday's game against Houston.
Despite his efforts, the Athletics fell 5-1 to the Astros. Noda's season-long struggles continued, as he's batting just .218 with a .821 OPS through 42 games played. However, he has shown some patience at the plate tallying 31 walks this season.
Ryan Noda went 3-for-4 with two walks, three RBI, two doubles, and three runs scored in a win over Kansas City Friday.
Noda, and the rest of the A’s offense, turned in a great performance against the Royals. The 27-year-old is slashing .247/.408/.442 with three home runs, nine RBI, and one stolen base. Even with the great performance, fantasy managers can leave Noda out of their lineups for now.
Oakland A's first baseman Ryan Noda is not in Wednesday's starting lineup versus the Angels.
Noda started and hit second on Tuesday but will start on the bench against left-hander Pablo Sandoval on Wednesday. The 27-year-old is off a strong yet uneven start. He's hitting just .222 with a couple homers and a stolen base but also has a massive 22.9% BB% alongside a big-time 34.3% K%%. Overall, wRC+ pegs his bat at 38% above league average so far this season.
Oakland A's first baseman Ryan Noda is hitting out of the two-hole against the Chicago Cubs on Monday.
Noda will start out of the two-hole for the sixth time this season as he looks to continue to offer a strong power/speed combination. Noda has two homers and one stolen base in 49 plate appearances this season after hitting 25 homers alongside 20 stolen bases at Triple-A in the Dodgers organization last season.