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Oakland A’s: The mystery of Shohei Tomioka

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 16: A general view of the pitching mound during a San Diego Padres intrasquad game for their summer workouts at PETCO Park on July 16, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Now that the 2019-20 international signing period is essentially over, let us take a look at the Oakland A’s most interesting signing – Shohei Tomioka.

The Oakland A’s had a busy 2019-20 international signing period. They landed the second highest ranked prospect in Robert Pauson, and brought a total of 23 prospects into their system. The A’s have been able to keep bringing in top talent through the international market, spending to their limit to bring in those players.