In the Case of Kyler Murray, the A’s Bet Big and Lost

The Oakland Athletics were overjoyed to choose Kyler Murray with the ninth pick in the baseball draft last June. “We just don’t see athletes like this on the baseball field very often,” their scouting director, Eric Kubota, said then, praising Murray’s instincts despite his relative lack of baseball experience. “He’s just a tremendous athlete, which can translate to the baseball […]

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