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Matt Olson reaches base twice

Tue, Jun 18th 2:45am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Matt Olson went 1-for-3 with a walk, double, and one RBI on Monday against Baltimore.

Fantasy Impact: Olson's slashing .229/.323/.513 with 11 homers through 40 games. The power is rock solid right now.

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Blake Treinen threw a perfect inning on Monday against Baltimore to pick up a save. He struck out one in the outing.

Fantasy Impact: Treinen's save was his 16th of the year. He's a rock solid option at catcher.

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Mike Fiers allowed no earned runs on three hits, two walks, and four strikeouts through 6 2/3 innings on Monday against Baltimore.

Fantasy Impact: Fiers' has recorded a 4.28 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, and 60 strikeouts through 16 starts this season. He's looked so much better after a rough April.

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Khris Davis went 1-for-4 with a home run on Sunday against the Mariners.

Fantasy Impact: Davis' homer was his 15th of the season for Oakland. He's hitting .242/.305/.470 with 37 RBI. The homers are coming now.

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Ramon Laureano went 1-for-4 with a solo home run on Sunday against the Mariners.

Fantasy Impact: Laureano's home run was his 10th of the season. He's slashing .255/.300/.421 with eight steals. It's been a disappointing year for him so far.

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Tanner Anderson allowed two runs on three hits, one walk, and three strikeouts through 5 1/3 innings on Sunday against Seattle.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson's got a 3.27 ERA, 0.82 WHIP, and eight strikeouts through two starts. He's off to a pretty good start.

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Marcus Semien homers in win

Sun, Jun 16th 5:47am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Marcus Semien went 3-for-4 with a walk, two singles, a home run, two RBI, and three runs scored on Saturday against the Mariners.

Fantasy Impact: Semien's homer was his 10th of the season. He's slashing .279/.362/.441 with five steals. It's been a really nice year for him.

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Frankie Montas fans nine in win

Sun, Jun 16th 5:45am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Frankie Montas allowed two runs on six hits, one walk, and nine strikeouts through six innings on Saturday against the Mariners.

Fantasy Impact: Montas has picked up a 2.85 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, and 88 strikeouts through 14 starts. He's a solid option.

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Matt Chapman went 2-for-3 with a walk, triple, single, and one run scored on Friday against Seattle.

Fantasy Impact: Chapman's hitting .254/.341/.504 with 16 homers through this year. He's a solid option.

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Jurickson Profar went 2-for-3 with a walk, single, double, and one run scored on Friday against Seattle.

Fantasy Impact: Profar's hitting .209/.272/.372 with nine homers and four steals. He's been looking better in June, hopefully he keeps it going now.

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Chris Bassitt takes third loss

Sat, Jun 15th 1:47am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Chris Bassitt allowed three earned runs on five hits, four walks, and four strikeouts through 5 2/3 innings on Friday against Seattle.

Fantasy Impact: Bassitt's picked up a 3.68 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and 57 strikeouts. It's been a fairly good year for him.

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Piscotty underwent successful surgery to have a melanoma removed from his right ear, the team announced Friday. (Source: Oakland Athletics on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Scary news for Piscotty, but doctors were able to remove the melanoma entirely and Piscotty is expected to return to the team "within the week." The fifth-year pro is batting .250 with eight home runs and 29 RBIs over 288 plate appearances.


Brett Anderson allowed two runs on seven hits, one walk, and four strikeouts through 6 1/3 innings on Wednesday against Tampa Bay.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson was pretty solid in the outing. He's recorded a 3.89 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, and 43 strikeouts through 14 starts. It's been a decent start for him.

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Paul Blackburn allowed five runs on five hits, three walks, and four strikeouts through three innings on Saturday against the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Blackburn made his season debut in the loss and it didn't look very good. He picked up a disappointing 7.16 ERA through six starts last season, he's not a trustworthy option.

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Daniel Mengden allowed six runs on six hits, one walk, and no strikeouts through 2 1/3 innings on Wednesday against the Angels.

Fantasy Impact: Mengden couldn't get it going on Wednesday. His ERA moved up to 5.09 and his WHIP is at 1.65. He's not a trustworthy option.

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Mark Canha homers in loss

Thu, May 30th 2:35am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Mark Canha went 2-for-4 with a single, home run, one RBI, and one run scored on Wednesday against the Angels.

Fantasy Impact: Canha's homer was his ninth of the season. He's hitting .233/.368/.581 up to this point. He's not a reliable option.

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Nick Hundley homers in win

Wed, May 22nd 11:27pm EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Nick Hundley went 3-for-4 with a home run, double, single, walk, two RBI, and one run scored on Wednesday against Cleveland.

Fantasy Impact: Hundley's hitting .237/.274/.424 with two homers through 26 games. He's been looking better as of lately but isn't a great option.

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Chad Pinder homers again

Sat, May 18th 9:21pm EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Chad Pinder went 1-for-4 with a solo home run on Saturday against the Tigers.

Fantasy Impact: Pinder's homered in back to back games now. He's hitting .269/.313/.462 with five homers so far. He's not an ideal option.

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Josh Phegley went 4-for-5 with a home run, double, two singles, and two runs scored on Thursday against Detroit.

Fantasy Impact: Phegley's hitting has been better than ever, he's hitting .295/.321/.514 up to this point. He's having a career year.

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Robbie Grossman finds two hits

Wed, May 15th 5:54am EDT
By Kamran Hoda

Robbie Grossman went 2-for-3 with two singles, one RBI, and one run scored on Tuesday against Seattle.

Fantasy Impact: Grossman's hitting .215/.333/.346 with three homers to his part this year. He's not a fantasy relevant option.

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