Worth noting

• Yoenis Cespedes is the A's 14th different Opening Day starter in left field in as many years.

• The average age on the A's Opening Day roster is 28.03 -- youngest in the AL and second youngest in the Majors to Atlanta (27.79).

• The A's have two rookies on their Opening Day roster (Nate Freiman, Dan Straily) after having seven last year.

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