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10 Biggest Takeaways from the First Month of the Oakland Athletics' Season
Ted S. Warren/Associated Press
April saw a lot of high-fiving.

It's been an interesting first month of baseball for the Oakland Athletics. Fans and beat writers have learned about the state of pitching, the seriousness of the offense and more in that span.

And if April is any indication, not making the playoffs would be a bizarre occurrence.

Certain individual pitchers are thriving, while others aren't getting it done. One unit as a whole isn't clicking just yet. Starters may need to sit, and platoon guys may warrant more time. But so far, the A's have thrived on their way to the second-best record in the American League.

Here's a look at what we've learned so far.

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