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Oakland Athletics: Handicapping the A’s next big extension

The Oakland Athletics‘ core consisting of Matt Chapman, Matt Olson, and Marcus Semien is one of the best contingents of position players in baseball. However, the question is, how long can they A’s keep them together?

The last time the A’s had a Big Three, it was on the pitching side consisting of a young Barry Zito, Mark Mulder, and Tim Hudson.

Sadly, A’s general manager Billy Beane had to tear it down rather than keeping the band together by trading both Hudson to the Atlanta Braves and Mulder to the St.