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Elephant Rumblings: JP Sears, Freddy Tarnok to pitch in Cactus League opener

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The Oakland Athletics will begin the Cactus League schedule on February 25 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. On Friday, manager Mark Kotsay disclosed his pitching plan for the opener with JP Sears and Freddy Tarnok both scheduled to pitch according to’s Martín Gallegos. The rotation competition figures to be one of the biggest storylines of the spring and both Sears and Tarnok could figure into the mix with a strong performance.

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