Phegley is not starting Saturday against the Tigers. Phegley hits the bench after making five straight starts. Nick Hundley gets the nod behind the plate.
Phegley went 4-for-5 with a home run, double, four RBI and two runs scored Thursday against the Tigers. Phegley played a major role in the Athletics' offensive explosion Thursday, with the highlight being a two-run home run off Blaine Hardy in the sixth inning. It was fifth homer of the year, but he also delivered an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the seventh. He's provided valuable production as the team's primary catcher and now has 26 RBI and 18 runs scored while hitting .295 across 109 plate appearances for the season.
Phegley is not starting Saturday against the Indians. Phegley sits after starting two straight games. Nick Hundley takes over behind the plate.
Phegley is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Reds. With an afternoon game on tap Thursday, Phegley will find a seat on the bench for Wednesday's night contest. In his place, Nick Hundley is starting behind the dish and hitting ninth.
Phegley is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Phegley followed up his huge performance (4-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and eight RBI) in Friday's series opener with an 0-for-4 showing in Saturday's 6-4 loss. The hitless showing won't diminish what has otherwise been a strong start to the season for the backstop, who will head to the bench for the series finale with a .819 OPS on the campaign. Nick Hundley will spell Phegley behind the dish.
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