Ken Arneson's Victory 2008 campaign suffered a serious setback when the A's traded Nick Swisher to the White Sox for a sack of magic beans*. More details to follow as soon as I finish shouting myself hoarse with curses directed toward the A's front office.
* The sack of magic beans in this case includes Ryan Sweeney, Gio Gonzalez and Fautino De Los Santos. Or as I've taken to calling them -- who?, him?, and guh.
Updated to Add: Phil's Three Favorite Members of the Oakland Athletics, 2007 edition:
At this rate, I am finding it difficult to keep the fire of my enthusiasm for the local nine properly stoked.