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- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse11/08/2016
In part two of our off-season Q&A with Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson, we discuss Jharel Cotton, much of the 2016 Midland RockHounds' staff, as well as a few standouts from the 2016 draft class and two rising stars from the A's Dominican Academy.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse11/07/2016
After three years in the New York Yankees organization, Gil Patterson returned to the Oakland A's this year as the minor league pitching coordinator. We caught-up with Gil to review how his first year back with the A's went. In part one, we discuss A.J. Puk, Logan Shore, Daniel Mengden, Dillon Overton, Dylan Covey, Frankie Montas, Bobby Wahl, Daniel Gossett and Brett Graves.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse11/02/2016
In part two of our interview with Oakland A's minor league pitching coach Steve Connelly, we continue to discuss pitchers he worked with in Stockton and at the A's fall Instructional League this season, including Casey Meisner, Kyle Friedrichs, James Naile, Brendan Butler, Kyle Finnegan, Lou Trivino, Zack Erwin, Cody Stull and more...
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse11/01/2016
Oakland A's minor league pitching coach Steve Connelly worked with many of the A's top young pitching prospects this season with the High-A Stockton Ports and during fall Instructional League. In part one of our interview with Connelly, we talk A.J. Puk, Logan Shore, Daniel Gossett, Heath Fillmyer, Grant Holmes and more...
- Donald Moore | Oakland Clubhouse09/25/2016
Oakland A's minor league field coordinator Aaron Nieckula wears several hats for the organization during the year. From June until early September, his hat is green, blue and white, as he skippers the Vermont Lake Monsters. During the season, he spoke with Donald Moore about his squad.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse09/21/2016
Former Oakland A's farmhand Lloyd Turner returned to the organization in 2013 as a hitting coach. Since then, he has helped to shape the hitting approaches of A's prospects at the earliest stages of their professional careers.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse09/13/2016
The Vermont Lake Monsters fell well short of a post-season berth in 2016, but several intriguing prospects made their presence felt in the New York-Penn League. We review the year that was for the Oakland A's short-season squad.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse09/12/2016
The 2016 minor league regular season has ended, but the off-season work will be beginning soon. Later this month, the Oakland A's will open their annual month-long fall Instructional League camp. We bring you an exclusive look at the Instructs roster.
- Melissa Lockard | Oakland Clubhouse09/02/2016
With the minor league season coming to a close, we caught-up with Oakland A's Assistant General Manager Billy Owens to review the year that was in the Oakland A's system. In our final installment, we talk about several players who spent the year in short-season, including A.J. Puk, Logan Shore, Dakota Chalmers, Eli White, Nate Mondou, Miguel Mercedes and more...
- Donald Moore | Oakland Clubhouse08/25/2016
Going into Thursday, Nate Mondou ranked second in the New York-Penn League in batting. Donald Moore spoke with the Oakland A's 2016 13th-round pick about his jump to professional baseball and his goals for the season.
- Donald Moore | Oakland Clubhouse08/21/2016
One of the top power hitters in the SEC the past two years, JaVon Shelby landed with the Oakland A's in the fifth round of this year's draft. Donald Moore spoke with the Kentucky alum about his adjustment to pro baseball.
- Donald Moore | Oakland Clubhouse08/15/2016
The 2016 season has taken Oakland A's 2016 15th-round pick Ty Damron from Lubbock, Texas to Omaha, Nebraska to Mesa, Arizona to Burlington, Vermont. Donald Moore spoke with the left-hander about his transition to pro ball.