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Oakland A's Depth Chart: First Base

Daric Barton heads the list going into the spring.

Over the past three seasons, injuries have become almost synonymous with Oakland A's baseball. The frequent injuries have tested the A's organizational depth and caused the front office to stockpile talent at the upper levels of the A's system. We take a closer look at the A's depth at the major league and Triple-A levels at each position. Inside we examine the A's depth at first.

Incumbent Starter: Daric Barton At the start of the 2008 spring training, Barton entered camp not only as the unquestioned A's starter, but he was also thought to be the A's first baseman for years to come. A poor 2008 left Barton on the outside looking in at the start of 2009. After hitting well below .200 for Triple-A Sacramento in April, Barton turned his season around and worked his way back...

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