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DLD 26 June 2006: Fine, I'll do it.

Where is everyone? Did the cool kids all go to hang out at another blog and not tell me?

Anyway, a few links for the off-day:

Macha hearts Bonds. And Ellis starts his rehab assignment in Sacramento tonight.

Over at Catfish Stew, Ken Arneson looks at one of the keys to this year's June resurgence: more quality starts. I'd add that, while getting good performances from the starting pitchers is always important, it's been particularly helpful at a time when the bullpen has been weakened by injuries.

Yesterday's NY Times (registration required) has a generic "A's get hot in June again" article, complete with generic "We probably won't trade Zito, but we might, but we probably won't" quote from Beane.

A minor league manager goes apeshit after getting ejected. You have to watch the video of this. Those who wish the A's manager showed more fire will want to Hire Mikulik Now.

And an article about retired athletes who have moved on to other careers includes Adam Piatt, who is now a financial planner. Maybe Matt Watson has a future after all.

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