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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 88games. While the timeframe doesnt include their extremely successful 2000-03 run, theyre still 45games over .500 since the beginning of 2005.

It just doesnt happen for them on Opening Day.

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

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