Encouraging news for Tatís, an extension for Ross Atkins, the A's brutal week, and Akil Baddoo's opportunity in Detroit

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Britt and DVR discuss the Fernando Tatís Jr. injury, two small early-season trades, an extension for Ross Atkins in Toronto, James Paxton's early exit, a sluggish start for the A's, and a few first-week surprises including Akil Baddoo and Mark Melancon's emergence as the Padres' closer.

Rundown

2:37 A Tatís Injury Update

9:58 Rougned Odor Goes to the Yankees

15:14 Benches Clear Again in the NL Central

20:38 Ross Atkins Gets a Five-Year Extension

27:25 James Paxton's Early Exit

33:51 It's Too Early to Panic, but the A's Have Had a Brutal Week

41:44 Akil Baddoo Getting PT on the 'Fun Bad' Tigers

45:47 Can Yermín Mercedes Keep the DH Job?

49:42 How Long Will Mark Melancon Hold the Closer Role in San Diego?

57:25 Doug Jones and Unorthodox Closer Arsenals

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