If your name is Andrew Bailey, Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez or Ryan Sweeney you have just been traded from the Oakland Athletics. It’s not you. It’s us. The Oakland Athletics appear to have a policy that states if you become a fan favorite, we ship you right off.
Don’t worry guys. Lucky for you, we have complied a list of the Top 5 A's that got better AFTER they left Oakland.