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Elephant Rumblings: A’s pull off comeback on crazy night across MLB

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  • 2001 — In a three-way deal, the A’s obtain OF Jermaine Dye from the Royals, the Royals get SS Neifi Perez from the Rockies, and the Rockies get 2B Jose Ortiz, OF Mario Encarnacion and P Todd Belitz from the A’s.
  • 2009 — The Oakland A’s trade OF Matt Holliday to the St. Louis Cardinals for three prospects - Derek Wallace, Shane Peterson and Clayton Mortensen. In his first game with his new club, Holliday goes 4 for 5 as the Cards beat the Phillies, 8 - 1.

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