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Fri, 22 May 2009|

A.J. explains why he is proud to have a guy like Eric Byrnes on his roster, despite his .209 average.

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Well I mean -- he's a passionate guy that's you know tries to make up. For a numbers being down and every at bat and he shows up to work every day he's prepared. He's high energy he brings a lot to this ball club and and he does a lot of good things -- swung about. A little bit better in recent weeks he's he's a guy that once he gets on the bases he can steal bases he dives. Headfirst in virtually every opportunity peaking yet so. He's a baseball player that that tell you love having on your ball club and it is he's better than any numbers indicating and we have a lot of a lot of belief in him he's gonna help us turn this around and help us get back in this race so. You know ways. Battling for playing time right now may not gonna play tonight but he is gonna play. The next two nights then and and that we believe every time he's in there that things are gonna -- -- is not too far removed from a tremendous season. In 2007 and end he shows spurts of it all the time so. Quality individual good player high energy and and somebody I'm proud to have on this ball club.

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    front office. I've I've always aspired to be a general manager I hope I hold Billy in high regard Josh Byrnes my bosses. The ..... not I'm very lucky man to be 35 years old and and neck and a manager in Major League Baseball team.

  2. 5.22: Hinch on returning to Oakland

    AJ Hinch talks to Greg Papa about returning to the East Bay as a manager , not a player.

  3. 5.22: Hinch on naysayers

    m you know being criticized about the fact that I don't have managerial experience well that's a fact I don't. Have manager experience albeit now I have a few games under my belt so it's not a battle that I mentioned to to fight come. You know

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    A.J. explains why he is proud to have a guy like Eric Byrnes on his roster, despite his .209 average.

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