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Michael Ynoa reports to A's

Updated: February 21, 2013, 5:39 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Four years after he joined the Oakland Athletics, Michael Ynoa still has never pitched above Class A.

Signed by Oakland for $4.25 million when he was 16, Ynoa has been limited to 17 professional games because of elbow problems.

Now on the 40-man roster of the A's, the 21-year-old right-hander reported to spring training Thursday after missing the opening week because of chicken pox.

"For one week it was bad," Ynoa said.

Given his 6-foot-7 height, Ynoa caught ...

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