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Making Sense Of The A's Infield Situation

Over the off-season, the Oakland A's parted ways with SS Stephan Drew and IF Cliff Pennington, guaranteeing that the A's would start 2013 with a different starting middle infield than they ended the 2012 season with. With only two weeks to go before Opening Day, the A's middle infield situation appears no clearer than it was at the start of spring. Chris Biderman takes a closer look.

Despite winning the American League West in 2012, the Oakland A's arrived in Phoenix for spring training with plenty of questions regarding the Opening Day roster. Manager Bob Melvin hoped to have some clarity regarding the second base and shortstop positions with less than two weeks left until Opening Day, but that has not been the case. Coming into the spring, the A's proclaimed the second...

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