Oakland A's Roster Battles: 7 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

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Oakland A's Roster Battles: 7 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

Heading into the 2012 season in rebuilding mode, the A's knew they would have some holes to fill before the season started.  

They went out and acquired guys like Josh Reddick and Bartolo Colon to fill some of those spots, but for the most part the club will be full of young guys looking to break camp as part of the 25-man roster.  Young players like Josh Donaldson and Eric Sogard are finally being given a shot at everyday jobs with the big club, and are looking to stick around come April.

The team has been in action this spring for almost two weeks now, and already some players are starting to stand out, while others are hurting their chances to make the club come Opening Day.  

With another two weeks until the A's open the year in Japan, there's still plenty of time for some under-the-radar guys to make an impression and find a role on a team that's looking to once again contend like they're accustomed to.

Here are seven positions that began as question marks coming into camp, and how they look as of today.

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