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Kyle Blanks traded to Athletics

The Athletics have acquired Kyle Blanks from the San Diego Padres for Jake Goebbert and a player to be named later. Daric Barton was designated for assignment.

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Brandon Moss and platoon splits

With the Athletics' acquisition of Kyle Blanks, is a platoon situation at first base really necessary?

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A's acquire Kyle Blanks from Padres, DFA Barton

Kyle Blanks will join the team in Cleveland for Friday's series. Daric Barton has been designated for assignment to make room on the 25- and 40-man rosters.

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If not Kyle Blanks, then who's on first base?

Replacing Daric Barton with anyone has roster implications beyond 2014. Is a trade for Kyle Blanks a good move? Should Nate Freiman get his sophomore season underway? Why not Stephen Vogt?

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Should the Athletics go after Kyle Blanks?

Trade rumors are swirling. Would the Quadruple-A slugger be a good addition in Oakland?

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