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Norberto mum about any link to probe of Biogenesis

PHOENIX – His name came up Tuesday in connection with the expanding investigation into Miami-based Biogenesis and its boss, Tony Bosch, but A’s pitcher Jordan Norberto had nothing to say about the matter Wednesday morning.

Norberto said he didn’t want to talk about the situation one way or another and that he was focused on baseball.

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Rain cuts short A’s plans for a full Wednesday workout

PHOENIX – Baseball teams like training in Arizona in the spring because it generally doesn’t rain much in the desert.

When it does, however, teams don’t have much protection against having the skies open up.

So it is Wednesday. The temperature is down 20 degrees from Tuesday, the fields are soaked and the winds are blowing cool. After holding players in the clubhouse for about an hour, the A’s gave up on hopes of having a full workout and dismissed all but a handful of pitchers and catchers.

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