Laureano went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 8-6 win over the Rangers. He took Shawn Kelley deep in the seventh inning as part of a comeback from a 6-1 deficit. Laureano is slashing a mediocre .258/.281/.419 through 17 games, but he's maintaining solid fantasy value with three homers, one steal, eight RBI and nine runs.
Laureano (thumb) went 1-for-4 with a two-run single and two runs in a win over the Orioles on Tuesday. Laureano showed no apparent ill effects from the jammed thumb that kept him out of Monday's game. The dynamic center fielder continued his recent resurgence at the plate, hitting safely for the fifth time in the last six games. After his average sat at .118 following a 4-for-27 showing over his first seven starts, Laureano has boosted that figure up to .275 by going 9-for-23 with a double, a home run and six RBI over the subsequent seven contests.
Laureano (thumb) is starting in center field and hitting seventh Tuesday against the Orioles. He missed Monday's game with a jammed thumb but is back in the lineup as expected. Laureano has passed Jurickson Profar in the order, hitting seventh after hitting eighth in every other game since the first night of the season, when he led off.
Laureano's absence from Monday's game against the Orioles is due to a jammed right thumb, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Laureano wanted to play, but the team didn't want him to hit, so he'll get the day off. He's expected to be back in the lineup Tuesday.
Laureano is not in the lineup Monday against the Orioles. Laureano will head to the bench for what appears to be a routine day off after starting the past eight games for the A's, going 10-for-29 with a pair of homers and a stolen base during that stretch. Mark Canha will start in center field and hit eighth in his place Monday.
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