Marcos Breton

July 31, 2014 8:22 PM

Marcos Breton: A’s GM Billy Beane bets A’s future in blockbuster trade

Billy Beane loves to pull the trigger on deals for players, but you wonder if he shot himself in the foot this time. Trading gifted left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for coveted starter Jon Lester is like trading a short-term buzz for a long-term hangover.

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Hello, my name is Marcos Breton, and I'm the news columnist with The Sacramento Bee. What's a columnist supposed to do? I'm supposed to make you think, make you laugh, make you mad or make you see an issue in a different way. I also write a weekly baseball column during the baseball season. I am a native of Northern California and the son of Mexican immigrants. I've been at The Bee for more than 20 years, and I love Sacramento.

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