Athletics' feast or famine offense
Oakland's powerful lineup can both excite and frustrate
NEW YORK -- It's the time of year for rookie hazing rituals, and the more innovative, the better. Instead of forcing the kids to dress up as cocktail waitresses, Fred Flintstone and the Easter Bunny, the Oakland Athletics opted for a one-size-fits-all wrestling theme. Before the final road trip of the season, the 17 rookies on the roster wore identical green singlets with matching gold headgear.
The final verdict: Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and catcher Derek Norris looked like they ...
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