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Q&A With Lake Monsters' Mgr Rick Magnante

For the past eight years, the Oakland A's have turned to Rick Magnante to guide their short-season A-ball affiliate. Donald Moore spoke with Magnante towards the end of the 2013 Vermont Lake Monsters' season to find out how he felt the season when, who stood-out during the year and more...

Donald Moore: Coach, how's do you feel this team did this year? Rick Magnante: It was a mixed bag. As Forrest Gump said, "life is like a box of chocolates," and you really don't know what you got until you get out there. And coming into the season, it was a primary extended spring group, and that was pretty thin in terms of overall talent and we got out to a very slow start. We were here...

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