Mark Canha

#20 RF / Oakland Athletics / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 lb Age: 28 College: California Bats/Throws R/R

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    Player Outlook

    Since his promising 2015 campaign, Mark Canha has disappointed, though last season's .644 OPS was an improvement on 2016's disastrous .481 mark. To be fair, Canha was battling back issues throughout the entire 2016 campaign. Last season, he just couldn't get it in gear. The Athletics love their platoon pieces, but back in 2015, the righty swinger was more effective versus same-side pitching and in limited playing time since, he's been equally ineffective versus all pitchers. Canha's primary issues the past two seasons were a high strikeout rate and low walk rate, both contrary to what he exhibited while progressing through Oakland's system. Coming off surgery to remove a cyst from his wrist, Canha should be healthy this spring. There is some pop in his bat, but he's going to need to hit in exhibition play to make the Opening Day roster since defensively, he's limited to first base and corner outfield.

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    • Athletics' Mark Canha: Undergoes wrist surgery
      By RotoWire Staff

      Canha had surgery on his right wrist to remove a cyst Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Canha should be all healed up and ready to go by the time spring training rolls around, barring any sort of setback that stems from this procedure. During the 2017 season, the outfielder played in 57 big-league games for the A's, slashing .208/.262/.382 with five home runs and 14 RBI.

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    • Athletics' Mark Canha: Two doubles Thursday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Canha went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles Thursday in Boston. Both of Canha's doubles came with a man on first base, but the runner was held at third on both occasions. He's still sitting at just 10 runs and 11 RBI in 45 games this season, and is unlikely to move out of the bottom third of the batting order.

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    • Athletics' Mark Canha: Returning to majors
      By RotoWire Staff

      Canha will be called up to replace the traded Rajai Davis, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports Thursday. Canha hit a brutal .210/.259/.410 in 34 games for the Athletics this season, and he likely isn't in the club's long-term plans. That said, Canha has experience at first base and across the outfield, and he'll give Oakland a versatile option for the bench.

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    • Athletics' Mark Canha: Optioned back to minors
      By RotoWire Staff

      Canha was optioned back to Triple-A Nashville on Friday. It was a short stint with the Athletics for Canha, who was called up August 2. The decision to send him down wasn't due to lack of production, as Canha had been seeing the ball well during his time with Oakland and hitting to the tune of a .313 average over five games. Regardless, the Athletics decided to stick with Matt Olson at first over Canha, who's hit .271 with four home runs at Triple-A this season.

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    • Athletics' Mark Canha: Smacks three-run shot Sunday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Canha went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run Sunday against the Angels. There's playing time available at first base with Yonder Alonso getting shipped to Seattle, and Canha made a good case for getting more opportunities to fill that hole with this performance. He also surprisingly didn't strike out in this one, though his 34:4 K:BB in 104 plate appearances is still nothing to write home about. Canha's .414 slugging percentage is passable, but he'll need to significantly improve his .240 OBP to justify anything more than a part-time role.

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    Stats

    YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBAVG
    2017 OAK 57 173 16 36 5 14 7 56 2 .208
    2016 OAK 16 41 4 5 3 6 0 20 0 .122
    TOTAL 197 655 81 153 24 90 40 172 9

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    vs RHP 21/99 .212 4 9 2 5 34

    Last 7 Games

    DATEOppABRHHRRBIBBKOSB
    10/01
    4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
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    9/29
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    9/28
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    9/26
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    3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    9/25
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