Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Another week, another trip around big league depth charts. Athletics 2B Starter: Grant Green Next: Eric Sogard, Jed Lowrie Minors: Jemile Weeks, Hiroyuki Nakajima Second base has been one of the major holes for the Athletics this season. The five players the A's have used there - Eric Sogard, Adam Rosales, Jed Lowrie, Andy Parrino, and Scott Sizemore - have combined for a .682 OPS while manning the position, which is the second-worst positional split on the club. Oakland second basemen have hit a collective .264/.339/.343, and of the five men mentioned, only Sogard has hit a home run while playing the keystone. Enter Grant Green. The team's first-round draft selection from 2009 has a .828 OPS since being promoted to Triple-A Sacramento before the start of the 2012 season, and his 11 home runs through 81 games has been his best pace since his 20-home run campaign of 2010. He will not be able to continue that pace, as the A's called him up Monday. He should at least take ove...
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