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The Matt Holliday Experiment: A Success for the Oakland A’s?

On November 11, 2008, it was announced that the A's had acquired slugger Matt Holliday from the Rockies for RHP Huston Street, OF Carlos Gonzalez, and LHP Greg Smith.  Today, it has been announced that the A's sent Holliday to the Cardinals for top prospect 3B Brett Wallace, OF Shane Peterson, and RHP Clayton Mortensen.

So was the Holliday experiment worth it?

In his time time in Oakland, Holliday got off to a very slow start, but he has picked it up recently, and St. Louis was willing to give up their top prospect in Wallace for two months of help behind Pujols.

Right now, two of the original three players the A's gave up have appeared in the majors, Street and Gonzalez.

Street is pitching extremely well as the closer with a 2.61 ERA and 24 saves, and...

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