Offseason breakdown: AL West

Originally Published: November 3, 2013
By Jason Wojciechowski | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's Note: This is part of a three-day series that assesses each of baseball's 30 teams in a division-by-division format. Teams are listed according to the order in which they finished the regular season in their division in 2013.

Oakland Athletics

You'd be forgiven, after the A's 74-88 finish in 2011 and subsequent trades of Gio Gonzalez and Trevor Cahill, for not having predicted two consecutive division titles. But a surprisingly effective platoon-heavy ...

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