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2008 In Review: The Year Of The Trade, Part 2

If the 2008 season will be remembered for anything around Oakland, it will be for a series of deals that gutted the team's major league roster, but filled the organization's minor league system with a number of bright talents. In the second part of a two-part series, we look at the last three of six deals the A's made leading into and during the 2008 season…

Part One Trade #3: Mark Kotsay is dealt to the Atlanta Braves for Joey Devine and Jamie Richmond What We Said At The Time "A's Acquire Devine, Richmond For Kotsay" "…Kotsay is coming off of the worst year of his major league career. The veteran outfielder appeared in only 56 games for the A's in 2007 after undergoing back surgery during spring training. … In return for Kotsay, the A's are...

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