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Allen Looking To Stick With A's

Allen has two homers since the trade.

DES MOINES - The Oakland A's newest prospect, Brandon Allen, has made it to the big leagues, but now he knows the hard part of his career is just beginning. The left-handed hitting slugger is looking for an extended opportunity at the major league level and is working to stick in the big leagues the next time he makes it there.

Now with his third organization in eight years as a professional, Brandon Allen hopes Oakland is the club he will finally break through with and become a major-league regular. Originally a fourth-round pick of the Chicago White Sox in 2004, Allen was first dealt from Chicago to Arizona during the July trading deadline in exchange for pitcher Tony Pena. This year, he was traded from Arizona to the...

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