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The Impact Of Sizemore's Injury

By the end of the day on Monday, the Oakland A's should have a clear idea of whether incumbent third baseman Scott Sizemore will be forced to miss significant time due to a knee injury that he sustained in a fielding drill over the weekend. [UPDATE: the A's announced that Sizemore will miss the entire season] We take a look at the A's third base situation in light of the Sizemore's injury.

Losing Scott Sizemore for any long period of time would be a significant blow for the Oakland A's. Acquired from the Detroit Tigers in May, Sizemore was one of the A's top offensive performers as a rookie last season. In fact, among the A's regular hitters, only Josh Willingham posted a higher OPS than Sizemore's 778 mark in 93 games with Oakland. Update: The A's announced on Monday evening that...

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