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Coco Crisp packed a half-season of power into one week

Apr 8, 2013, 4:48 PM EDT

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A’s center fielder Coco Crisp is off to a great start, hitting .333 with three homers and five doubles in seven games. Crisp isn’t exactly known as a slugger and our own D.J. Short passes along this crazy stat that puts his power binge in context:

During the first half of last season Crisp played 60 games and came to the plate 247 times, and he totaled … three homers and five doubles.

Or, put another way, if Crisp goes homer-less and double-less for the next 53 games and 214 plate appearances he’d match his exact totals from the first half of last season. Personally, I think he should try to do it. Probably wouldn’t even be that hard, except for the part about convincing manager Bob Melvin not to bench him.

  1. vallewho - Apr 8, 2013 at 4:55 PM

    Maybe he’s on CoCo Puffs

  2. 13arod - Apr 8, 2013 at 5:24 PM

    snap just relesed this guy from fanasty team ):

  3. hojo20 - Apr 8, 2013 at 6:52 PM

    But no stolen bases yet.

  4. blazertop - Apr 8, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    Well, Betty White could hit 3 homers against that Astro pitching…..

  5. jlovenotjlo - Apr 9, 2013 at 12:02 AM

    I questioned billy beane’s reasoning behind signing crisp for 2 years last offseason. Don’t question Billy Beane

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