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Report: A's Not Giving Up on Kyler Murray Despite 2019 NFL Draft Declaration

The Oakland Athletics reportedly aren't willing to give up on Kyler Murray's baseball career just yet.

Murray appeared to call it quits on a potential major league baseball career when he announced "I am firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback," but Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported Oakland still believes the Oklahoma product could suit up for its team.

Rosenthal noted the A's have recently received "conflicting signals" from Murray and "believe Murray's statement was crafted by his football agent, Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports Group, to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the NFL—the kind of commitment NFL teams wanted to hear.