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Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Michael Spina, IF

Michael Spina is the Ports' leading power hitter.

STOCKTON – Some players shy away from the "run producer" label, but Michael Spina is someone who embraces it. The Cincinnati alum has been a force in the middle of the Stockton Ports' line-up all season long, having already collected 12 homers and 55 RBIs at the All-Star break. We spoke to the Oakland A's corner infield prospect over the weekend…

In the 2010 MLB draft, the Oakland A's made a conscious effort to select more players who profiled as power hitters in the professional ranks. More hitters like their 2009 11th round selection, corner infielder Michael Spina. Spina came to the A's after breaking Kevin Youkilis' school homerun record for the University of Cincinnati, and Spina has carried his homerun and run-producing tendencies...

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