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The Oakland Athletics have optioned outfielder Michael Taylor to their Triple-A Sacramento minor league affiliate. He was optioned to clear room on the active roster for outfielder Coco Crisp who will most likely be activated from the 15-day disabled list today. The post Oakland Athletics Option Michael Taylor To Sacramento appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL News | MLB News | NBA News | NHL News | Fantasy |.

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