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Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Farhan Zaidi, Part 2

Greg Smith has been impressive.

In part two of our spring interview with Oakland A's manager of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss the impact of Mike Sweeney on the clubhouse, the injury status of Javier Herrera and Landon Powell, first impressions of Dana Eveland, Gio Gonzalez, Greg Smith and Fernando Hernandez, the growth of Henry Rodriguez, the composition of the bullpen with the addition of Keith Foulke and more…

For Part One of this interview, click here. OaklandClubhouse: What are your first impressions of Mike Sweeney since he has been in camp? Farhan Zaidi: He's been great. From day one, he's kind of taken a leadership role. We have a really good group of guys, but between moving [Mark] Kotsay and [Jason] Kendall and [Nick] Swisher and [Dan] Haren, those were kind of the guys who were the leaders and...

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