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Wednesday afternoon, Covelli Loyce “Coco” Crisp hit his 20th home run off Angels starter Jason Vargas. Crisp has been around the league for 12 years. He played in most robust offensive seasons in major league baseball history. Until the above, he had never hit 20 home runs in a season.

Sunday afternoon, Eric Sogard led a double-steal for the Oakland Athletics, already American League West champions by virtue of an earlier Rangers loss. Coco Crisp trailed Sogard, and in doing so recorded his 20th stolen base of the season. At 33, Crisp now has the first 20-20 season of his career. He’s just the 24th player to post his first 20/20 season after age 30, and only the fifth to do so at age 33 or older:

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Baltimore Orioles v Oakland Athletics

It’s Friday here at Getting Blanked, which means this passes for content here in the blog mine. It is important to note that for Coco Crisp, every day is Friday. He gets to look like this/live like this 24-7.

For that we should be fortunate. Like Coco Crisp has been fortunate here in April, posting a moderately absurd .296/.400/.605 slash line, good for a .426 wOBA to go with his seven steals and five homers. This is, indeed, Coco Crisp’s world.