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A's Draft Review: Q&A With Eric Kubota

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It was a brave new world for MLB scouting directors during the 2012 draft. With a new collective bargaining agreement instituting a draft pool for each team and other new draft rules, the top-10 rounds of the draft had a very different look. We caught-up with Oakland A's Scouting Director Eric Kubota to discuss his thoughts on the A's 2012 draft class and how the new rules impacted the draft.

For a complete list of the Oakland A's 2012 draft class, click here. OaklandClubhouse: Congratulations on getting through the draft again this year. Eric Kubota: [laughing] Yes, it's nice to come out the other side. OC: It had been a few years since you had extra picks on day one of the draft. Did it change your preparation at all or was it more of a case of you having a chance at more of the...

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