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Oakland A's Front Office Q&A: Billy Owens, P1

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The 2014 first half concluded with the Oakland A's standing in first place in the AL West and carrying the best record in baseball. Looking to maintain that position, the A's have already dipped into their farm system to make a big trade. We caught-up with A's VP of Player Personnel Billy Owens to discuss the Cubs' trade, as well as the state of the organization going into the stretch run.

OaklandClubhouse: Obviously the first half has gone really well for the A’s. Has there been anything that has surprised you, or any players that have stepped forward that you wouldn’t have counted on in the beginning of the year? Billy Owens: It’s been a good first half from Billy Beane, David Forst, Farhan Zaidi, Dan Feinstein, Keith Lieppman, Eric Kubota, Sam Geaney. It’s always exciting. The...

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