X-rays have confirmed that
Wright played 17 minutes off the bench Wednesday, scoring six points on 1 of 3 shooting and hauling in seven rebounds. He is out indefinitely due to the injury.
Crisp has dealt with elbow issues for much of the spring. Without his presence in the lineup, the A's will need to replace the outfielder in the leadoff spot at least until mid-May. With Crisp set to open the season on the disabled list, the A's will likely carry outfielder
"Dan looked tremendous. He looks great at the plate, but it’s the daily grind (we worry about)," manager Terry Collins said about Murphy's action Wednesday. "We certainly have to be monitoring his workload, but we’re hoping that the next couple of days he gets a little extra work in, then we’ll look up this weekend and he joins us after."
Murphy said he has yet to push the hamstring by trying to run at 100 percent.
"I like the way I am progressing," Murphy said Wednesday, "but we’ll see how I feel tomorrow."
Ellington said after the game, in which he scored 11 points on 4 of 10 shooting, that his shoulder was sore, but he's optimistic the injury would heal on its own without the need for surgery. He will be re-evaluated Thursday.
The double-double was the second in a row for Clarkson after not recording one before Monday's game. He also grabbed seven rebounds in 31 minutes in the loss.
The Lakers will square off with the Blazers Friday.
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