There has been no better hitter in the Oakland A's system this season than Jermaine Mitchell, who has pounded Texas League pitching all season. The outfielder was finally rewarded for his efforts when he was promoted to Triple-A on Friday night. We have the details of that move and several others in the A's system, plus other news and notes.
July 1, 2011
PHOENIX - In part two of our spring interview with Oakland A's Director of Player Personnel Keith Lieppman, we talk about the progress of Michael Choice and Jemile Weeks, minor league coach staffs, the organization's increased international presence, Tyler Vail and much more...
March 29, 2011
PHOENIX - One of the best storylines of the 2010 Oakland A's season was the emergence of left-hander Bobby Cramer, who went from the obscurity of pitching in the Mexican Summer League to making his major league debut. Cramer isn't satisfied with being a one-time human interest story, however. He is determined to carve out a significant career in the major leagues.
March 26, 2011
Every year, our most difficult task is choosing only 50 prospects to include in our Oakland A's top prospect list. There are many more players than those 50 to keep an eye on, some of whom will develop into household names in a few years. In a two-part article, we look at 35 players that we considered for our list but didn't make the cut for one reason or another…
March 8, 2011
With the Oakland A's spring training camp officially open, the race for the 25 spots on the team's Opening Day roster has begun in earnest. Over the next few weeks, we will look at the hottest roster battles in A's camp, starting with the battle for the fifth spot in the A's rotation.
February 17, 2011