Oakland A’s: Coco Crisp Providing Veteran Leadership at Right Time
With a relatively young ball club, you need a veteran presence to stabilize the team and keep things together.
To an extent, this would be the responsibility of the manager. Oakland A's skipper Bob Melvin has done a nice job of keeping a young team debilitated with injuries stay right in the thick of things in the American League.
What the A's need is a leadership presence on the field. Veteran outfielder Coco Crisp was supposed to be that guy.
Although there was some question about Crisp's return to Oakland in 2012 during the offseason, ultimately A's general manager Billy Beane decided to offer him a ...
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