OAKLAND -- Billy Beane grabbed his third baseman, Josh Donaldson, on the far fringe of the Oakland Athletics daily party, made him turn around, cigar between his teeth and bottle of Domaine Chandon
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OAKLAND -- Coco Crisp is back.
SEATTLE -- The A's start the most brutal stretch of their 2012 schedule on Friday in Seattle. Seventeen of Oakland's next 20 games are on the road.