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Elephant Rumblings: Are the A’s Asking Remaining Free Agents Catchers To Be Their Valentine?

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  • 1976 - The Atlanta Braves send Valentine’s Day cards to their season-ticket holders and the media. The Braves finished in fifth place in 1975, 40 1/2 games behind the Cincinnati Reds. Their card reads: “Rose is a Red, Morgan’s one, too. They finished first, Like we wanted to. But last year’s behind us; We’re happy to say. Now we’re tied for first, Happy Valentine’s Day.”

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Long before Laureano and Céspedes, the best arm belonged to a Valentine...

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Small news morsel - a new NRI is added to camp. Via Melissa Lockard: Theroux (C) has a “strong arm, receives the ball well and is also one of the smartest players in the A’s system in terms of his knowledge of the game”...

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Will you be my Opening Day attendee on Valentine’s Day? Click for cuteness and awkwardness....

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