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Link Dump 9-22 plus Diego 4

First, ANers in TX and Louisiana be well. May Rita calm herself before hitting land.

Second, the A's round-up.

Beane leaves door open for a one-day Rickey return
In the past, general manager Billy Beane has downplayed the possibility of giving Rickey Henderson a one-day deal so the future Hall of Famer can retire with the team he broke in with in 1979. A contending team's roster space is too precious, the argument...

Fill-in Kennedy struggles again / A's fall back with loss to the Twins
Wednesday would have been Rich Harden's turn in the rotation, and his substitute, Joe Kennedy, gave up six runs for the second time in three starts. Kennedy has had some good outings, too, but at this point, the A's can't afford many slips like Wednesday's...

Top Ten Things That Went Right In A's System (Scout.com)
Over the weekend, the Oakland A's secured their 82 win of the season, guaranteeing that they will have a winning season for the seventh consecutive year. That level of sustained success is often derived from the success of a team's minor league system. With that in mind, we take a look at the top ten things that went right in the A's minor league system this season.

Finally, if your mouth feels all coppery from that Twins game, I have a little treat for you.

I'm going to read you another chapter from The Adventures of Diego Chavez.  Catch up here:  1,
2, 3.

That wasn't so bad, now, was it?  Maybe next time you're sick I'll read to you about when Diego and his new friend travel to the legendary Asslantis.  Good night now.

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