Oakland A's: 3 Biggest Disappointments for Team So Far in 2013

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Oakland A's: 3 Biggest Disappointments for Team So Far in 2013
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The A's have won largely in spite of Reddick's offensive efforts

Through 73 games, there has been much more positive than negative to write about in regards to the Oakland A's. Currently, the club sits at 43-30, good for first in the American League West, three games ahead of the Texas Rangers

While the second-best record in the AL is very much a positive accomplishment, there have been some causes for concern. The A's have been a whole that has been greater than the sum of all their parts currently available. 

The story of the first half of the 2013 season has been about surprise production from players such as Josh Donaldson, Bartolo Colon and Jed Lowrie. That has been the positive. The negative has been the lack of production from a trio of core players expected to help Oakland return to the postseason.

So here are those players, the three biggest disappointments for the team so far in 2013. 

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