Quote of the Day
"You talk to players. It's not the city. It's not the team. It's the ballpark. And there are no fans there."-- MLB agent Scott Boras, on players not wanting to sign with the A's largely due to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. (FOXSPORTS.com, 1/20)
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