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Athletics Nation Jan 27, 2016

Oakland A's 2016 Player Profile: Danny Valencia

There's been a lot of discussion about third baseman Danny Valencia as the A's infield makes an attempt at taking shape (as much as it can). So, I figured, it's time for a post on the 6'2" 31-year-old from Miami, Florida. Valencia has been around the league, making pit-stops at five different teams since 2010, before arriving in Oakland in August of last season. Coming to the club, he became the second Jewish player on the roster (alongside Sam Fuld), though only one of nine in the rest of the league. He hails from Miami and grew up with a dream that he'd one day play for U...
Athletics Nation Jan 24, 2016

Reasons I'm Buying Oakland A's Third Baseman Danny Valencia

I have mostly resigned myself to the notion that Oakland Athletics third baseman Danny Valencia cannot and will not maintain the pace he set in the second half of 2015. I think many of you would agree with me, too. What if we're wrong? In just in 54 second-half games Valencia clobbered 12 home runs, drove in 39 runs batted in, scored 37 times, and posted an .868 OPS. Those numbers rank 9th, 10th, 11th, and 4th among MLB third baseman, respectively. Keep in mind Valencia came to the A's for free, basically. Those numbers are absurd. The vast majority of his torrid summer came with the A's,...
Oakland Tribune Jan 14, 2016

A's, Valencia agree to one-year contract

The Oakland A's agreed to terms with infielder Danny Valencia on a one-year contract Thursday, avoiding arbitration.

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