Reddick and Cespedes will be fixtures for the A’s offense again.Photo courtesy of Keith Allison
Oakland Athletics — Predicted Finish: Second Place, AL West
Well last season, the A’s out-performed anyone’s wildest expectations, even after bringing like Coco Crisp back, and bringing in the Cuban phenom Yoenis Cespedes! Billy Beane worked on under the radar trades Josh Reddick and in-season acquisitions such as Stephen Drew, as he normally does. This offseason is much of the same as he traded for Chris Young at a discount price and signed Japanese player Hiroyuki Nakajima to fill the void at shortstop. However, the trade for C.Y. has created a bit of a log jam in the Oakland outfield, even after trading away Collin Cowgill, a prize piece from of last season’s trades.
So what does that mean for guys like, Cespedes, Crisp, Young and Reddick? Well that will be of the utmost importance for us as fantasy owners. There are lots of rumors swirling around a Coco Crisp trade, however until ...