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Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Kyle Christensen

Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Kyle Christensen

The Oakland A's had big hopes for right-hander Kyle Christensen when they selected him in the 15th round of the 2006 draft out of a Southern California high school. A serious shoulder injury side-tracked Christensen, but he is now healthy and throwing harder than ever. Kyla Hill spoke with Christensen about his rehab and current health, his thoughts on the first week of spring training and more.

Graduating from high school as 17-year-old is one thing; being drafted by a major league team is another. One day can change your life just as quickly as one pitch can change your career. For right-handed pitcher Kyle Christensen, the adrenaline rush that he felt a week after signing with the Oakland A's 2006 was short-lived. He spent his first season with the A's Rookie League team and 11....

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