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  1. A's 2015 Preview: The InfieldRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Athletics Nation

    The A's are running an almost entirely new look this year, and the infield is probably the site of the most change. Opening Day 2014 featured an infield composed of Daric Barton , Eric Sogard , Jed Lowrie , John Jaso , and Josh Donaldson .


  2. Blue Jays Injury News: Edwin Encarnacion to have MRI on backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Jays Journal

    ... seasons. That will involve a rotation at first base that could include Justin Smoak and Danny Valencia, with Daric Barton on the outside looking in. However, with back issues already cropping up in Spring Training, that mix could turn to primary DH ...


  3. A's Coco Crisp scores his own appRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | SFBay

    ... have downloaded the game in its first few days of its release. So far, players also include former teammate Daric Barton to the adorable Sogard family . Crisp told SFGate's Ann Killion that he is extremely interested in computer programming and ...


  4. Melvin excited about A's new infieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Major League Baseball

    ... all the way around. I'm excited about what we have." On Opening Day a season ago, the A's infield featured Daric Barton, Eric Sogard , Jed Lowrie and Josh Donaldson . Sogard is the only one of those four still with the A's, but Ben Zobrist is ...


  5. Coco Crisp, the Aa s gaming entrepreneurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SFGate

    ... their own game. By Friday morning, the game had 157 players. Crisp was the leading player, but former teammate Daric Barton was in third place. "And my mom is fifth in the world," Crisp said, who tweeted out the release and expects many more ...


  6. Blue Jays Spring Training 2015: Daric Barton to compete with Justin SmoakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jays Journal

    Apr 23, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin dives back to first base against Oakland Athletics first baseman Daric Barton during the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports A lot of attention and talk this winter has been focused on whether Justin Smoak can turn the corner and be a useful contributor for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2015.


  7. Brandon Moss, never good with baby steps, mending fast for Cleveland IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Cleveland.com

    ... So was the pain he felt in the hip everytime he swung a bat last season. Moss told Oakland first baseman Daric Barton last spring, "I hope you have a really good year so I can DH a good bit. If not, I'm probably going to have surgery.' I knew it. ...


  8. Moss pain-free and 'pumped' to be with TribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Major League Baseball

    Outfielder Brandon Moss knew something was wrong with his left hip long before his second-half tailspin began last season. During last spring, when he was with Oakland, Moss remarked to then-teammate Daric Barton that he might be in for a tough year.


  9. Daric Barton is a man with a planRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    Three weeks after the Blue Jays signed Daric Barton fans have been on pins and needles waiting for an in-depth look at his plate discipline.... right? In this case remarkable does not necessarily mean effective, but rather extraordinary. Daric Barton is more unusual than impactful and more of a peculiarity than an asset.


  10. Daric Barton's Top 5 Greatest Moments in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    March 31, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Daric Barton reacts after the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at O.co Coliseum. The Indians defeated the Athletics 2-0.


  11. Could Max Stassi Switch Positions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... Oakland, an A's team that has moved catchers to play all sorts of positions. Josh Donaldson moved to third, Daric Barton to first, and Stephen Vogt can play the outfield, and that's just from last year's team. Seeing that Houston has added former ...


  12. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos gambling by saving money for top reliever: GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... for one more addition of significance, forget second base, or another hitter, an upgrade on Justin Smoak and Daric Barton. Right now, it's all about upgrading the bullpen. Anthopoulos has been adding pitchers, but nothing that has made headlines. ...


  13. Athletics 2014 season review: The Legend of Sam Fuld continuesRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... on April 12, Gentry returned from the DL and Fuld no longer had a place on the roster. There was room for Daric Barton and Alberto Callaspo, but not ol' Sammy. He was designated for assignment and claimed off of waivers by the Twins. In Minnesota, ...


  14. Athletics 2014 season review: I believe in Stephen VogtRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... Cactus League, hitting .364/.429/.659 with three homers. Buuuuut he still had a minor league option remaining, Daric Barton was out of options, and the team wanted an extra first baseman on the roster rather than a third catcher. Vogt lost the game ...


  15. Why the A's MIGHT actually be 'in on' Asdrubal Cabrera, a eureka...Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... put up positive UZR numbers at first base. That's actually surprisingly hard to do. Also, the recently departed Daric Barton's seemingly endless number of chances at the 'less hot corner' might be explained by this defensive upside-down analysis. It ...


  16. Can A's Stay Out of Doghouse in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    ... cellar in 2015? The A's traded away multiple all-stars, lost one of their best relief pitchers and also lost Daric Barton . I mean, really, do we even have a chance? But on a more serious note, the Houston Astros are improving little by little and ...


  17. Daric Barton signs with Toronto Blue JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Daric Barton sits in the dugout during their game against the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning of Game 1 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The Toronto Blue Jays signed enigmatic former A's first baseman Daric Barton to a minor-league contract on Tuesday with an invitation to spring training.


  18. Blue Jays add minor league depth with Daric Barton dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Jays Journal

    Apr 10, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Daric Barton hits a RBI single in the second inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports A few years ago, 2010 to be exact, Daric Barton was nearly a 5-win first baseman for the Oakland Athletics.


  19. Jed Lowrie signing: Looking back at the Astros trade that sent Lowrie to OaklandRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... big swing. Also, in 2013, the A's got 2.3 fWAR production out of DHs John Jaso and Seth Smith. Brandon Moss and Daric Barton also combined for 2.6 fWAR in that span at first base, meaning the A's equaled Carter's production at those two spots with ...


  20. Athletics 2014 Winter Meetings preview: Position playersRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... departures from this list are Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, and Jed Lowrie. Anti-producers Alberto Callaspo, Daric Barton, and Jonny Gomes are free agents. Adam Dunn is retired, and Billy Burns will assuredly start next year in Triple-A ...