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A's Set Major League Record


The Athletics have certainly been a rather successful franchise the last 10 years, going to three postseasons and never losing more than 88?games. While the timeframe doesn?t include their extremely successful 2000-03 run, they?re still 45?games over .500 since the beginning of 2005.

It just doesn?t happen for them on Opening Day.

On Monday, they lost their 10th straight opener, dropping a 2-0 game to the?Indians. They?re the first franchise in major league history to take a loss in their?first game 10 consecutive years.

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