Piscotty (knee) is starting Saturday's game against the Giants. Piscotty has been out of the lineup since Monday, when he sustained a knee injury when attempting to catch a ball at the wall. However, he'll return to his spot in right field for Saturday's tilt against the Giants.
Piscotty (knee) will be available off the bench Friday against the Giants and hopes to rejoin the lineup Saturday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since Monday, when he sustained the knee injury on an attempt to catch a ball at the wall. Piscotty had an MRI come back clean Wednesday and should avoid the injured list, barring a setback.
Piscotty (knee) underwent an MRI on Wednesday that didn't reveal a serious injury, John Hickey of SI.com reports. Piscotty has been sidelined for three consecutive games after hurting his knee in an attempt to catch a ball at the wall. However, he said that his knee felt good Wednesday and that his MRI revealed some inflammation on the patella tendon in his knee. Piscotty said that he hopes to return to action in less than a week, which should afford enough time for inflammation to subside.
Piscotty (knee) is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rockies. With an off day coming up Thursday, the Athletics will withhold Piscotty from the lineup for a third straight game to give him some additional time to move past the right knee injury. Mark Canha will cover right field in Canha's stead, batting fifth for Oakland.
Piscotty (knee) isn't starting Tuesday against the Rockies. Piscotty suffered a right knee sprain during the first game of Monday's twin bill, and he'll remain out of the lineup Tuesday. He'll be replaced by Mark Canha in right field.
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