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Elephant Rumblings: A’s 2B battle - Barreto heats up, Neuse sent down

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Neuse shown here demonstrating the look people give him when then learn how his last name is pronounced
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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1912 - Joseph (Arky) Vaughan is born in Clifty, Arkansas. In 1935 Vaughan, a shortstop, put up a batting line of .385/.491/.607.
  • 1981 - The Chicago White Sox sign prized free agent catcher Carlton Fisk. The future Hall of Fame receiver was declared a free agent in February after the Boston Red Sox failed to mail him a contract by the deadline imposed under the Basic Agreement. Fisk batted .289 with 18 home runs for the Red Sox in 1980.
  • 2017 - Luke Hughes hits a two-run homer off Kwon Ju and drives in four runs to lead Australia to an 11 - 0 rout of China in a Pool B game in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

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