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Elephant Rumblings: Kelley turning in strong work, but A’s need more length from starters

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  • 1993 - Oakland P Rich Gossage breaks his right wrist when he trips over a ball bag prior to the Athletics’ game with Toronto. The Blue Jays beat Oakland, 4 - 2.
  • 1996 - Mark McGwire pounds his 45th homer and drives in three runs as the A’s beat the Red Sox, 7 - 0. A’s pitchers will record shutouts in their next two games as well.

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