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June 1, 2012
The ballpark might factor into this equation too, but the A's have the worst batting average in the majors (.227). Josh Reddick has been a pleasant surprise, and Yoenis Cespedes has the power to leave any yard. But after them, there aren't many feared hitters in the lineup. Oakland is also one of the worst teams in the majors in terms of on-base percentage, which isn't very Moneyball-esque. Speedy leadoff hitter Jemile Weeks (above) is a poster child for this issue, getting on base at just a .312 clip.