Posted November 16, 2012 on athletics.scout.com
PLAYERS: Tyson Ross
TEAMS: Oakland Athletics
The Oakland A's have continued their work reshaping their roster for 2013, announcing on Friday their second trade of the offseason. Chris Biderman analyzes the deal, which sends Oakland native Tyson Ross to San Diego, inside...
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