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Oakland A's MLN: Three Surprising Cuts

Vasili Spanos is a career .294 hitter.

As we have noted throughout the spring, the Oakland A's are experiencing one of their most competitive minor league spring training camps in quite some time. Thanks to the addition of so many players via trades or signings this off-season, the A's are having to make some very difficult roster cuts. OaklandClubhouse has learned that the A's have let go of three more minor leaguers.

According to Oakland Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman, the Oakland A's have recently released infielder Vasili Spanos, left-handed pitcher Aaron Jenkins and catcher David Castillo. Spanos was an 11th round selection of the A's out of Indiana University in 2003. The former All-Big Ten performer was one of the top hitters in the A's system for a number of years. In 2004, he hit .31...

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