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A's Notes: Ellis Excited For A's Future

Ellis is back with the A's through at least 2010.

Newly re-signed second baseman Mark Ellis sees bigs things in the future for the Oakland A's, while former A's manager Ken Macha may be back in baseball next season. We have plenty of Oakland A's related news, including winter and fall league updates, inside...

Mark Ellis could have hit the open market after the World Series, but instead, the second baseman became one of the few players the A's have not allowed to get away as free agents. Ellis signed a two-year deal worth $11 million, and the A's have an option for a third season. With incentives, the total package could be worth nearly $20 million, and Ellis also has a limited no-trade clause. The 3...

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