A's manager Bob Melvin said Crisp was feeling better but than he needed to participate in baseball activities before returning to the lineup.
Crisp missed the Washington series and will likely miss the upcoming White Sox series as well. The A's would have liked to seen Crisp playing, as he is hitting .326 at home this year.
Rick Eymer is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.