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L 1-8
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W 8-7
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Athletics promote Billy Beane, David Forst in front office

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics wanted to make sure they could keep David Forst in the front office after other clubs sought to hire him, so they promoted him to general manager Monday and elevated Billy Beane to executive vice president of baseball operations.

"Long overdue," Beane said of Forst's promotion.

Forst just completed his 16th years with the low-budget franchise and 12th as assistant GM, though Beane insists his right-hand man has been assuming general manager duties behind the scenes for some time. Forst has been committed to keeping his young family in the Bay Area and staying with an organization he loves despite the daunting challenges.

AVG: B. Burns.294
HR: J. Reddick20
RBI: J. Reddick77
SB: B. Burns26
W: S. Gray14
ERA: S. Gray2.73
Saves: S. Doolittle4
K: S. Gray169
AL West
X-Texas 8874.543-
Y-Houston 8676.5312
LA Angels 8577.5253
Seattle 7686.46912
Oakland 6894.42020
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .251 (15)
Runs: 694 (14)
Hits: 1405 (11)
Home Runs: 146 (20)
Stolen Bases: 78 (18)
OBP: .312 (19)
SLG: .395 (22)
Total Bases: 2212 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.14 (21)
Runs Allowed: 729 (21)
Saves: 28 (30)
Strikeouts: 1179 (20)
OpBA: .254 (16)
OBP: .316 (15)
SLG: .400 (14)
Run Support: 4.32 (13)
Date Player Transactions
10/5 A. Castro Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
10/5 B. Mills Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
10/5 A. Parrino Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
9/20 B. Anderson Purchased From Minors
9/20 K. Graveman Transferred to 60-Day DL (Strained left oblique)
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Date Player Status
9/16 J. Chavez Fractured rib (on 60-day DL)
9/10 E. Scribner Torn right lat muscle (on 60-day DL)
9/1 A. Griffin Right shoulder strain (on 60-day DL)
8/24 K. Graveman Strained left oblique (on 60-day DL)
8/18 I. Davis Strained left hip (on 60-day DL)
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