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Elephant Rumblings: A.J. Puk getting call to MLB

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MLB News:

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1923 — A four-piece bat used by Babe Ruth is banned by American League president Ban Johnson because of the glue used on it. A protest is made against the Browns’ Ken Williams for using a bat with a wooden plug in it. Johnson rules that all bats must be one piece with nothing added except tape extending to 18 inches up the handle.
  • 2012 — The Athletics acquire shortstop Stephen Drew from the Diamondbacks in return for minor league infielder Sean Jamieson.

Best of Twitter:

  • How do you let this happen in extra innings of a tie game...
  • An interesting development for the Triple-A infield...
  • Five incredibly deserving A’s legends will be enshrined next month...

Note: Thank you all for the awesome feedback on yesterday’s Rumblings! Today I’ve denoted lighter paywalls with a ($) following the link and strict paywalls with a ($$$). I’ve included a poll below including the methods of the past two days as well as a third, using (¢) and ($). Each way has its pros and cons, so let me know which you prefer!

Poll

Which system is your favorite for indicating soft and hard paywalls, respectively?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    (L) and ($)
    (20 votes)
  • 58%
    ($) and ($$$)
    (101 votes)
  • 30%
    (¢) and ($)
    (53 votes)
174 votes total Vote Now