2020 MLB playoffs: Three questions for Oakland Athletics after being eliminated from postseason

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In the wild-card round, the Oakland Athletics won their first MLB playoffs series since 2006. But the ALDS, well, that didn't go nearly as well.

Oakland fell to its division rivals, the Houston Astros, a team that finished the regular season seven games back of the A's, with a record two games under .500. While the Astros are now looking more like the defending American League champions they are, that's little consolation for Oakland.

David Schoenfield takes a look at where the A's stand and answers three key questions for the club moving forward to 2021 and beyond.