Athletics hits of the month - May

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Let's look back at some of the best hits by the Athletics in May.

May isn't quite over yet, but tomorrow I leave my computer for a few days so let's go ahead and pick the Hit of the Month for May.

Nomination #1. John Jaso's walk-off smash. After taking home the honors in April, Jaso has a good chance to go 2-2 for Hits of the Month. Jaso's blast off the wall scored Nick Punto from first to beat Washington in the 10th.

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Nomination #2. Derek Norris' Mother's Day Double Dingers. Nope, the video isn't a copy. Norris hit two two-run homers against Gio Gonzalez, both on 3-0 counts.

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Nomination #3. Josh Reddick's Grand Slam. I was listening to the game on the radio when Reddick came to the plate with the bases loaded. I was thinking it sure would be nice for Reddick to get into one here. And did he ever. Reddick crushed the pitch for Oakland's first grand slam of the season.

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Nomination #4. Brandon Moss' Home Run in St. Petersburg. Solo home run, nothing special. Except this was the only hit the A's got in the game. It was enough, barely.

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Nomination #5. Josh Donaldson walks off against Detroit. Perfect.

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Just missed the cut: Cespedes go-ahead single in the 10th at Boston, Josh Donaldson stupidly-sick 448 ft. bomb to right-center in Toronto.

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