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Oakland A's Acquire Scott Hairston From Padres

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The Oakland A's acquired outfielderScott Hairston from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league pitchers Ryan Webb and Craig Italiano plus a player to be named later, the club announced today. Hairston is expected to join the A's Monday in Boston.    

It's a bit of a surprising move being that all indication were that the A's were going to be sellers.  Some thought the move was made to add a potential trade piece, but according to Foxsports.com, the A's have coveted Hairston for some time. 

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