For Olson, this is his third straight year being a finalist, after winning the award in both 2018 and 2019. Laureano has never reached the finalist level before. Olson’s competition consists of Yuli Gurriel of the Astros, and Evan White of the Mariners.
Grossman led the A’s in on-base-plus-slugging percentage (. Canha led the team in on-base percentage (. and ranked second in RBIs (33) after first baseman Matt Olson (42).
The A’s instructional-league team in Arizona was shut down this week after a positive coronavirus test, The Chronicle has learned. The team’s games were postponed until at least Friday afternoon, according to two sources, who were not at liberty to say whether the positive test was among the players, coaching staff or any auxiliary personnel at Oakland’s minor-league complex in Mesa.