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Oakland A's Top-50 Prospects: 45-41

It's that time of the year when we take stock of the Oakland A's organization and analyze the top prospects. For the next few weeks, we will profile our top-50 prospect list in groups of five. Today, we continue the series with a review of prospects 45-40.

45. Michael Spina Spina had to learn first base on the fly. Spina was the A's 11th round pick in 2009 out of Cincinnati and he made a good first impression as a pro, batting .255 with seven homers and a 776 OPS in 52 games for Low-A Kane County. Spina made the jump to the California League for the 2010 season and put together a solid year at the plate while also dealing with the difficult task...

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