Moreland is Martin Gallegos of MLB.com for Tuesday's game against the Padres.
Moreland has gone just 5-for-29, albeit with four extra-base hits, since the All-Star break. He's hitting .228/.287/.386 this season, which are certainly underwhelming numbers for a designated hitter. Jed Lowrie is DH'ing and batting cleanup Tuesday.
Moreland isn't starting Friday against the Angels.
Moreland returned to the lineup Thursday and went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. Jed Lowrie will serve as the designated hitter while Tony Kemp starts at second base.
Moreland is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Padres.
Moreland will be squeezed out of the lineup for a second straight day with no designated hitter available in San Diego. Since southpaw Blake Snell is starting for the Padres, there's a good chance the lefty-hitting Moreland would have sat if the game was played in Oakland, too.
Moreland is out of the lineup Tuesday at San Diego, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Moreland was not in the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Mariners, and he's on the bench again Tuesday since the A's are without the designated hitter in an NL park. It's only a two-game series in San Diego, so the veteran slugger should be back in the lineup for the upcoming four-game set against the Angels, which begins Thursday.
Moreland is not in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners.
Moreland won't be in the lineup for the series finale with lefty Marco Gonzales starting for Seattle. Jed Lowrie will serve as the designated hitter while Tony Kemp starts at the keystone.
Moreland isn't starting Friday's game against the Mariners, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Moreland will retreat to the bench with left-hander Yusei Kikuchi starting for the Mariners on Friday. Jed Lowrie will serve as the designated hitter while Jacob Wilson takes over at second base.
Moreland went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks and a run in a win over the Mariners on Thursday.
Moreland extended his on-base streak to five games with Thursday's effort, one which finally pushed his season OBP over the .300 mark (.303). The veteran has been solid at the plate since shortly before an early July injured-list stint, hitting .308 (8-for-26) with four doubles, two home runs, four RBI, five walks and three runs across his last 11 games dating back to June 26.
Moreland is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Angels, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
With southpaw Jose Suarez on the bump for the Angels, the lefty-hitting Moreland will take a seat while Oakland manager Bob Melvin counters with more right-handed bats. Jed Lowrie will step in for Moreland as Oakland's designated hitter.
Moreland went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and two strikeouts as Oakland defeated Cleveland, 5-4 on Friday.
After drawing a walk in the second, Moreland extended Oakland's lead to 3-0 with his fourth-inning home run to right off Cleveland starter Eli Morgan. It was the designated hitter's first home run since June 29 and his first game payed in nearly two weeks following a stint on the COVID-19 injured list.
Moreland (undisclosed) was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list Friday.
Moreland was placed on the COVID-19 injured list for unspecified reasons July 4, but he'll be available right after the All-Star break now that he's cleared the league's health and safety protocols. The 35-year-old has slashed .226/.236/.377 with two homers, two doubles, seven RBI and seven runs in 22 games since the start of June.
Manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday that Moreland (undisclosed) is expected to be sidelined through the All-Star break, which runs from July 12-15, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
The veteran slugger is presumed to be on the COVID-19 injured list after being placed on the shelf for unspecified reasons Sunday. Assuming that's the case, Moreland will be eligible to be activated once he clears the virus-related protocols, which isn't expected to occur this week.
Moreland was placed on the injured list Sunday for unspecified reasons.
Manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that Moreland wouldn't play Sunday due to a "non-baseball issue," and the slugger has now landed on the shelf. The team didn't specify what IL the 35-year-old was placed on, so there's a chance he's on the COVID IL. If that's the case, Moreland could be activated as soon as he's cleared to rejoin the team. Stephen Piscotty (wrist) was activated from the 10-day IL in a corresponding move.
Manager Bob Melvin said Moreland won't play Sunday due to a "non-baseball issue," John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Moreland was removed from Saturday's win over Boston in the bottom of the second inning prior to his first plate appearance, but Melvin didn't elaborate on the nature of the 35-year-old's departure. Since he'll be held out for Sunday's series finale, his next chance to return will be Tuesday against the Astros.
Moreland is not starting Friday's game against the Red Sox.
The 35-year-old is hitting a lowly .171 against left-handed pitching this season, and he'll be on the bench as Oakland faces southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez. Even after a 2-for-4 effort Thursday, Moreland is hitting just .208 in his last 11 games. Frank Schwindel starts at designated hitter Friday.
Moreland went 2-for-4 with a double in a loss to the Rangers on Thursday.
Facing one of his former clubs, Moreland hit safely for the third time in the last four games and produced his first multi-hit effort since June 14. The veteran can be labeled a fantasy disappointment overall during the first half of the season, as his .239/.287/.390 slash line through 174 plate appearances is comprised of figures well below his career norms.
Moreland is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Moreland clubbed a solo homer Tuesday and will take a seat Wednesday with southpaw Kolby Allard pitching for Texas. Frank Schwindel will bat eighth as the designated hitter in his place.
Moreland went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a loss to the Rangers on Tuesday.
The veteran gave the Athletics some hope by closing the deficit to one run with a 351-foot laser to right in the ninth. While the comeback ultimately fell short, Moreland's round tripper was a welcome sight, considering he hadn't left the yard since June 2.
Moreland isn't in the lineup Thursday against the Rangers.
Left-hander Kolby Allard is starting for the Rangers on Thursday, and Moreland will retreat to the bench for the third time in the last five games. Ramon Laureano will serve as the designated hitter while Skye Bolt starts in center field.
Moreland is out of the lineup Sunday versus the Yankees.
The veteran slugger will head to the bench for the series finale with lefty Jordan Montgomery starting for the Yankees. Moreland is struggling so far in June with a .621 OPS and 31.4 percent strikeout rate in 12 games. Sean Murphy will serve as the designated hitter while Aramis Garcia works behind the plate.
Moreland went 2-for-5 with a two-run single and two runs in a win over the Angels on Monday.
The veteran 's third-inning single brought home Jed Lowrie and Matt Chapman to extend the Athletics' lead to 6-1 at the time. Moreland owns a pedestrian .244 average and .688 OPS, but he's now reached safely in five of the last six games while posting a solid .273 average (6-for-22) during that span.
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|2012||AAA-Round Rock Express||2||6||0||1||0||0||0||0||--||2||0||0||.167||.167||.167|
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|2019||AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox||4||13||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||4||0||0||.000||.071||.000|