A’s designate struggling Steven Vogt for assignment

The Oakland Athletics designated catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment on Thursday. Vogt was named to the All-Star Game in both 2015 and 2016, but has struggled mightily this season. The 32-year-old is batting .217 with four homers and 20 RBIs in 2017. Vogt was shuffled into left field in Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros,…