Entering the second half of the 2013 season, the Oakland A’s sit at a very respectable 47-34, good for second place in the American League West. The A’s are on pace to match 2012’s 94-win total in spite of some very key components either being injured (Brett Anderson) or flat out underwhelming (Josh Reddick). 

And while the performances of players such as Jed Lowrie, Grant Balfour and especially Josh Donaldson have been fantastic, the room for improvement is what should give A’s fans cautious optimism for the remainder of 2013.

So here’s how I see the Oakland A’s performing in the second half of the year individually. We begin with the reserves and bullpen.

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