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Tim Kawakami: Why A's GM Billy Beane will keep on wheeling-and-dealing

Yes, it sure is the same old A's story, retold and retold and retold with new names again and again, each time causing A's fans to shake their fists and ask why they should continue being fans of a team that is determined to trade away all of their favorite players. I get all that. It's happening now after the A's traded Josh Donaldson to Toronto for four players, including young and injury-prone Brett Lawrie. Billy Beane keeps building and tearing, building and tearing, and sometimes things blur about when he's doing exactly what, or if it isn't just all overlapping, because so often the building/tearing is just about simultaneous and head-spinning. Which...

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