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Athletics have priceless tweet in response to reports of raccoon on Oakland interstate

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The Oakland Athletics’ social media team remains undefeated.

California Highway Patrol in Oakland relayed a report on Wednesday about a massive raccoon, so huge it was originally believed to be a kangaroo, being removed from a local interstate highway.

In response to the report, the A’s tweeted out this hilarious inquiry about the animal’s availability:

The 47-60 A’s are the second-worst team in the AL this year, so it couldn’t hurt to stir up some excitement by tabbing a gigantic mammal for ceremonial purposes. Heck, it would probably throw out a better first pitch than 50 Cent.

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