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AFL Spotlight: Kurt Suzuki, C

Pressure situations and winning are nothing new to the Oakland A's. Perennially in the AL West race, the A's, and their GM Billy Beane, have been -- depending on who you are talking to -- either the envy or scorn of many in baseball because of their draft philosophy. It seems to be a simple one, take players who are ready to play. Catcher Kurt Suzuki fits the bill.

Pressure situations and winning are nothing new to Kurt Suzuki either. At Cal State-Fullerton, Suzuki went to the College World Series in 2004 and did something there the Athletics haven't managed in decades, he won the whole ball of wax. And he wasn't simply a part of the win, he was a key cog. "That time in college was great, because winning is everything in this game. The earlier you start...

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