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Q&A With A's 9th Round Pick: Eric Berger

Eric Berger grew up a River Cats' fan.

On Friday, the Oakland A's chose left-handed pitchers from the University of Arizona with back-to-back picks. The second of those two picks was Eric Berger, whom the A's nabbed in the ninth round. Berger was one of the Wildcats' top pitchers in 2006 before injuring his elbow. He missed all of the 2007 season. We spoke to Berger about his thoughts on signing, his rehab and more…

Name: Eric Berger School/Year: Arizona, JR (note: Berger has been given a medical red-shirt for this year) Position: SP Throws: Left Round Selected: Ninth Short Bio: Berger is a Sacramento-area native who attended Woodcreek High School in Roseville, CA. He was an important part of the Arizona pitching staff as early as his freshman season, when he made 24 appearances for the Wildcats, good for...

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