Angels Trade Alberto Callaspo To Athletics
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Callaspo will take over at second base for the A’s. He’s played exclusively at third base this year for the Angels, but he has experience at second, having played 1,773 2/3 innings in 217 games at second in his career.
Callaspo, 30, entered Tuesday night hitting .253/.323/.348 with 13 doubles, five homers, 36 RBI and 32 runs.
Heading into Tuesday, A’s second basemen were collectively hitting .254/.320/.340 with 23 doubles and two homers. So the lines are a bit similar, but keep in mind that Jed Lowrie — now the everyday shortstop — hit well in 95 plate appearances, skewing things a bit.