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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||480.00||18.00||.256||54.00||49.00||3.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs McHugh (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs RHP||128||38||2|| .316|| .391|| .297|
|Last 10 Games|
A's Brett Lawrie returns to lineup on Tuesday vs. Tigers
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/26/15) After a three-game absence, Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie is returning to the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Tigers. Lawrie was out with a back issue and hadn't played since Friday. But he'll take his position at third and bat seventh in the order.
Lawrie has been hot at the plate over his last 10 games. In that span, he's hitting .342 with three doubles and a stolen base.
Max Muncy, who had been covering third base in Lawrie's absence, will be on the bench on Tuesday.
Athletics' Brett Lawrie remains sidelined Monday
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(5/25/15) Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie remains out of the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Tigers.
Lawrie hasn't played since Friday while dealing with a back issue; however, he's seen much improvement and will likely start Tuesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. He has hit .279/.310/.364 with two home runs and 16 RBI in 165 at-bats. Max Muncy is drawing another start at third base in his place.
The A's are favorites (-125) at home on Monday, per VegasInsider.com.
Brett Lawrie out of Athletics' lineup again on Sunday
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/24/15) Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie is out of the starting lineup for the second straight game.
Lawrie has missed the time due to overall soreness. He's replaced at third by Max Muncy, who gets his fourth time this year.
Ailing Athletics 3B Brett Lawrie out Saturday, maybe Sunday
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(5/23/15) Third baseman Brett Lawrie is one of the few hot Athletics, but he is out of the lineup Saturday against the host Rays. Bob Melvin has stated that he's a "little banged up" and added that he could be out Sunday as well because the games are on artificial turf.
Versatile Max Muncy is manning the position instead.
Lawrie is on a five-game hitting streak in which he has eight hits in 20 at-bats. His slash line on the season is .279/.310/.364.
A's 3B Lawrie goes 3 for 4 with a double for second straight day
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/20/15) Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie went 3 for 4 with a double in Wednesday's loss to the Astros. It's the second consecutive three-hit performance for the first-year Athletic, as he brought his batting average up to a season-high .280.
Lawrie has been rather quiet in the power department, owning just two home runs on the season so far. But he gets on base regularly and has been a productive member of the A's offense.
|2014 summary: Every year, we hope for improvement from Brett Lawrie, but every year, we get more of the same. He was predictably mediocre in 2014, showing flashes of his 2011 greatness only on occasion, such as a 25-game stretch from mid-April to mid-May in which he hit .313 with six home runs, and he ultimately got hurt, playing in less than 130 games for the third straight season. But even if you assess him on a per-game basis, he was just the 17th-best third baseman in Head-to-Head points leagues.|
Playing time status: While the majority of Lawrie's injuries -- a strained oblique in 2012, a sprained ankle in 2013, a fractured finger in 2014, etc. -- seem like fluke occurrences, his all-out style puts him at greater risk than most players. His move to Oakland won't change his role at all since the Athletics gave up their third baseman, Josh Donaldson, in the deal.
2015 outlook: Of course, with the move to Oakland, Lawrie goes from one of the best hitter's parks to one of the worst, which won't help him regain the power stroke he showed as a rookie. By now, that ship has probably sailed, though. At age 25, Lawrie can still make something of his career, perhaps by taking advantage of a better-than-average contact rate, but it's going to take the kind of transformation you shouldn't be predicting on Draft Day. He's a last resort at third base.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/27/15||DET||3:35 pm||Alfredo Simon|
|5/28/15||NYY||10:05 pm||CC Sabathia|
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|5/30/15||NYY||10:05 pm||Nathan Eovaldi|
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