A's reinstate C Vogt from family medical leave list; Option C McBride to Nashville
The Oakland A's reinstated catcher Stephen Vogt from the family medical leave list and optioned catcher Matt McBride to Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today.
Vogt was placed on the family medical leave list July 23. He is batting .280 with eight home runs and 30 RBI in 79 games with the A's. Vogt is batting .382 over his last nine games and was named to his second American League All-Star Team earlier this month.
McBride was recalled from Nashville July 3 for his third stint with the A's this year and went 5-for-21 (.238) in seven starts at catcher. He is batting .231 with two RBI in 15 games overall with Oakland and has a .250 average with five home runs and 18 RBI in 43 games with the Sounds.