There was a possibility he wasn't going to be available at all for the A's, depending on the results of his pregame batting practice. Now he's in line to make his first start in more than a week on Tuesday.
Before Monday, the A's were 3-4 with a .224 average in their last week of games without Crisp, whose .372 on-base percentage had been sorely missed.
Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.