A’s discover their modern-day Kirby Puckett

Here is my Saturday column on the A’s third baseman, Josh Donaldson. OAKLAND – Six hours before the A’s played the Mariners Friday night, A’s hitting coach Chili Davis and I sat on stools in an empty hallway outside the empty A’s clubhouse, and he explained to me the similarities between Josh Donaldson and Kirby Puckett as right-handed sluggers. You’ve probably heard of Donaldson by now. He’s the A’s cleanup…

June 15, 2013