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Oakland A’s on top again

The Oakland A’s won their 16th division title in the 44 years since baseball changed to the divisional format in 1969, second only to the 17 titles won by the Yankees and Braves. And they’ve usually done it on the cheap; in the 10 titles won since 1988 their payroll ranked in the top 10 only twice and in the six won since 2000 their payroll was never higher than 21st.

Year: 2013 | HR leader: Brandon Moss 28 | Top pitcher: A. Bartolo Colon 17-6

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