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Oakland A's Spring Position Battles: RP

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The 2012 Oakland A's bullpen was a young but successful unit. Many of those relievers will return in 2013. Can they repeat their success? Will there be newcomers in the bullpen? We take a look at the A's spring battle for the bullpen.

A Look Back At 2012 Going into spring training, the Oakland A's bullpen was a question-mark. Veterans Grant Balfour and Brian Fuentes were the only two pitchers guaranteed spots on the Opening Day roster, and there was some speculation that the two could be trade bait. In the six months leading up to spring training, the A's had traded closer Andrew Bailey and veteran set-up men Brad Ziegler and...

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