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Oakland A's Camp Notes: Position Battle Updates

Swisher is competing for outfield playing time.

As the first week of spring training games comes to a close, the battles for 25-man roster spots and starting positions are beginning to intensify. While it is still very early, here is a look at where those battles stand and who is winning them at the moment.

The first four games of the spring training schedule have not been particularly successful for Oakland. Their pitching and defense betrayed them in two of the games and their hitting betrayed them in the other two. However, wins and losses are secondary concerns for any team during spring training, so the A's are not particularly concerned about their 0-4 start. What has garnered more focus has...

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