Boog Powell gets another crack at A’s debut
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Outfielder Boog Powell had a convincing reason for bowing out of his scheduled A's debut Friday night:

Powell, acquired from Seattle in the Yonder Alonso trade on Aug. 6, started feeling dizzy as he caught fly balls during batting practice.

Powell periodically has used an inhaler since childhood, but he said this episode was his first in 10 years.

Melvin, asked what he wants to find out about Powell, cracked, "I want to find out he hits .500, plays center field really well and steals two bags...


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