Is it that time of year already? Bay Area baseball fans have grown to treat the trade deadline as a sort of annual science fair, waiting to see what Beane's latest 'win-on-the-cheap' experiment is conjuring.

Although Beane and the A's haven't earned a playoff berth since 2006, recent successful deals for Josh Reddick and Jarrod Parker have regained some fan support for the front office and they are optimistic about what is to com...

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