Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/5/12
Brandon Moss has hit 10 homers in 24 games with the Oakland A's -- and he's in a platoon at first base. Moss, who was the AL Player of the Week last month after hitting five homers in a four-game span, is now sharing time with rookie Chris Carter -- at least through the All-Star break. The A's then must assess if they want a longtime top prospect such as Carter to remain a part-time player or if he should get regular at-bats with Class AAA Sacramento. Carter, a right-handed hitter, homered in each of his first two games with Oakland last week, and then Moss, a left-handed hitter, homered on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. The A's are not afraid to platoon at various spots. Besides first base, the DH role is shared between left-handed-hitting Seth Smith and righty Jonny Gomes (at least when Yoenis Cespedes isn't there to limit the pounding on his legs after he missed time with a hamstring strain). Rookie Derek Norris is starting three games each turn through the rotation to veter...
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