Tejada announcement was only a matter of time

The fact that the A's do not have the money to sign Miguel Tejada is no surprise.

Originally Published: March 15, 2003
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Saturday was a typical day in the life of the Oakland Athletics.

All players and coaches dressed by 9:15. Stretching at 9:45 and warm-ups at 10:15. Batting practice from 10:25 to 11:25. Light lunch and individual weightlifting. Game at 1:05. Corporate sponsors party at 7.

Oh, and at 11, time for the semi-annual delivery of bad news with the official announcement that MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada will not be returning to the team next season.

"I just think the world ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?