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Could Ryan Sweeney’s Knee Injury Be a Blessing in Disguise?

It's been rumored that Ryan Sweeney is undergoing knee surgery that will end his season. There's no question that Sweeney is a valuable asset for the A's playing excellent defense in right field, but more importantly versatile enough to play all three outfield positions, and he possesses a strong arm as well. 

Defensively he'll be missed although Gabe Gross does have a very good arm in the outfield as well. Offensively is where the A's will miss Sweeney the most though as he had the highest batting average, among the team leaders in RBI, and doubles. 

The injury though could be a blessing in disguise for Sweeney. At 6'4 225 he has not shown any signs of being the power hitter he was projected as. On the season before his injury he hit just one homerun.


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