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  • 2000 - The Oakland Athletics obtain OF Jeremy Giambi from the Kansas City Royals for P Brett Laxton. Giambi joins his brother, Jason Giambi, in Oakland, becoming the sixth brother combo to play for the team. The move is widely hailed as a brilliant one by statistically-minded fans.
  • 2014 - P Mark Mulder’s comeback attempt after five seasons out of the game ends on the first day of spring training with the Angels, as he ruptures an Achilles tendon in routine flexibility drills.

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