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2012 Year In Review: Vermont Lake Monsters

The Vermont Lake Monsters struggled to win ballgames in 2012, but there were still several positives on the player development front in regards to the Oakland A's short-season affiliate. We take a look back at the 2012 campaign for the A's New York-Penn League affiliate.

Team Overview After making the playoffs in their first season as an Oakland A's affiliate in 2011, the Vermont Lake Monsters struggled to a last-place finish in 2012. The Lake Monsters posted a 33-43 overall record and really struggled on the road, where they were an anemic 10-28. Not surprisingly given their record, the Lake Monsters finished in the bottom third of the league in team OPS with...

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