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Looking Like The Right Choice For A's

The Oakland A's were excited when Michael Choice was available with the 10th overall pick in the 2010 draft, and he has shown why with his play in his first pro stint. Choice spent the regular season in short-season ball and posted a 964 OPS with seven HRs in 30 games for the AZL A's and Vancouver Canadians. He carried over a hot bat into the post-season, when he made the jump to full-season ball.

One of the few first-round draft picks to sign by the end of July, Michael Choice gained some valuable playoff experience at Vancouver and Kane County. Oakland's 10th overall pick in this year's amateur draft, Choice put a wrap on his whirlwind summer with a 4-for-12 performance over three Midwest League semifinal round games. The A's brass hopes that the 6-foot-1, 215-pound power-hitting...

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