A's Place 1B Ike Davis on the DL; Recall OF Craig Gentry from Nashville

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's placed first baseman Ike Davis on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 14 with a strained left quad, the club announced today. To take his spot on the roster, the A's have recalled outfielder Craig Gentry from Triple-A Nashville

Davis is batting .282 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 33 games. He was injured in the fourth inning Monday night against Boston and appeared in one game after that, flying out as a pinch hitter on Wednesday. Davis was batting .200 over his last 14 games after hitting .388 over previous 15 contests.

Gentry joins the A's for the second time this year. He was on the A's Opening Day roster and hit .086 with no extra base hits and two RBI in 16 games before he was optioned to Nashville May 6. Gentry hit .171 with no extra base hits and one RBI in nine games with the Sounds, all in center field.

The complete 2015 statistics for Gentry follow:

GENTRY

AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

SLG

OBP

OAKLAND

.086

16

35

3

3

0

0

0

2

3

13

1

0

.086

.175

Nashville (AAA)

.171

9

35

5

6

0

0

0

1

5

7

3

1

.171

.275