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Transaction Log: Barton, Melillo Promoted

Barton at Spring Training.

A number of Oakland A's prospects were on the move on this Fourth of July. Two of the biggest names to be getting new addresses are Daric Barton and Kevin Melillo. We give a run-down on all of the day's moves in this edition of Transaction Log...

The Oakland A's rewarded both Daric Barton and Kevin Melillo for their strong first-half play with mid-season promotions. Barton, who is the A's top position prospect, is headed to AA-Midland, where he will be the youngest player on the squad. Barton is joining former Ports teammates Dallas Braden, Jason Windsor and Vasili Spanos on the talent-laden Midland squad. Barton was acquired by Oakland...

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