4:37 PM EDT, Sun August 28, 2016
Athletics Nation Aug 15, 2016

What the deadline says about non-traded Athletics

The trade deadline has come and gone, filled with both excitement and disappointment and without the flurry of moves we all expected. Certain players staying with the team can provide us insight into each player's value and his potential future with the Oakland A's. Let's talk about the meaning of the players who stayed with the A's. Danny Valencia The finding: Unwanted by some combination of bad defense, a bad clubhouse presence, and a still unproven bat It was just a few weeks before the All-Star break that we all dreamed of Danny Valencia, our DFA induced hero, being an All-Star and hot...