PHOENIX – After a short-lived experiment with Twitter last season, Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin is giving the social media app another try. This time he seems to be embracing it.
The A’s announced that they’ve signed Daric Barton to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the first baseman. Salary figures weren’t immediately available.
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The A’s must decide by Monday night whether to tender contracts to nine players eligible for salary arbitration.