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Yoenis Cespedes and A.J. Burnett

Two thoughts this morning:

1. The A's signed Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $36-million contract, and when the news broke, I flashed back to comments that Scott Boras made about a year ago, to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, concerning the Oakland franchise:

“When teams recruit against the Oakland A’s, they say, ‘Why do you want to play in an empty park?’ It’s not about...

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The LCS, the Red Sox's dirty laundry and Yankees GM candidates (for the Angels)

Let's do this morning's post Three Up style, a la Joel Sherman:

1. Off ALCS Game 4, I wrote that the Tigers looked gassed and goofy as they faced elimination today. 

Look, we all absolutely loooove to discuss strategy, all the more so in these postseason games. Love it. The scrutiny, the pressure, the different options. 

But I think Joe Posnanski put it best last year,...

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