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The Oakland Athletics activated first baseman Daric Barton from the 15-day disabled list. Barton, expected to see ample amount of starting time, was limited to just seven games during spring training because of a right shoulder strain. The club designated Brandon Allen for assignment to make room for Barton, who had a four-game rehab assignment in Triple-A. Barton batted .212 with 21 RBIs in 67 games last season.
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