SI Now: What do the A's need to make it over playoff hump?
On Friday's SI Now, former MLB pitcher C.J. Nitkowski and Sports Illustrated writer Jay Jaffe discuss how the A's greatest offseason need is an ace and why they haven't been able to survive elimination games.
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