Slap Hitter: Independence A’s

The 4th of July traditionally has been the day the measuring stick of knowing where your ball club is in the pennant chase. The A’s could have used any kind of stick this spring. The locals have the lowest slugging percentage in the baseball universe, the weakest batting average in the American League and score less often than a Strat-o-matic commissioner. Today, we grant you the freedom to care.

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