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Buster Olney pontificates on Bonds to A's next year.

This is from Buster Olney's Blog, which is on ESPN Insider, so you only get a snippet.

"One talent evaluator had an interesting thought this week, as he considered where Bonds might be in 2007, or beyond. "Oakland makes all the sense in the world," he said. "It's right in the area, he'd be a drawing card, you've got a core of fans who've accepted him, and he's the perfect Billy Beane kind of player." The Oakland general manager, just in case nobody has heard, values on-base percentage. Frank Thomas is on a one-year deal this season, and Bonds could step into that spot next year, serving as a designated hitter.
This would relieve pressure from Bonds' knees, allowing him to stay off his feet for most of the games. Makes a lot of sense that Bonds would play for the Athletics. If this year becomes excruciating for Bonds, however, and he finishes with no more than 725 to 730 homers, it wouldn't be a shock if he walked away, either."

I for one would like to see choice number 2.
I have tickets for Sunday's game, and I'm bringing my boo birds with me.

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