Tommy La Stella
2B,3B - FA
Tommy La Stella went 2-for-5 with an RBI as the A's lost to the Houston Astros 11-6 on Thursday, which ended their season.
La Stella picked up an RBI single in the top of the ninth inning with the game well out of reach. He was excellent for Oakland after coming over at the trade deadline, slashing .289/.369/.423 with one home run and 11 RBI over 97 at-bats. The impending free agent should garner some interest on the open market after his stellar 2020 season.
Tommy La Stella (elbow) is batting second and playing second base on Thursday against the Astros.
La Stella was removed from Wednesday's Game 3 after taking a pitch off his elbow. X-rays came back negative, however.
X-rays on Tommy La Stella's elbow came back negative.
La Stella was removed from Wednesday's ALDS Game 3 against the Astros after being hit by a pitch on the elbow. He's considered day-to-day. La Stella homered before exiting.
Tommy La Stella went 1-for-4 with a single in the A's 4-1 loss to the White Sox in Game 1 of the Wild Card Round.
La Stella broke up Lucas Giolito's perfect game in the seventh inning with a single up the middle. Overall, it was a disappointing performance by the Oakland offense as they mustered just three hits and one run. They'll look to bounce back and force a game three when they face Dallas Keuchel on Wednesday.
The A's aren't worried about a head injury that Tommy La Stella suffered on Saturday night.
La Stella was hit in the head by an errant throw while running the bases. He's perfectly fine and returned to the lineup for the second game of Oakland's doubleheader on Saturday.