Last season, the Oakland A's had only three minor leaguers reach the 20-homer plateau, Tom Everidge, Jason Perry and Jose Pineda. With Perry and Pineda no longer in the organization, it appeared that the A's might have a power shortage in their system in 2008. That has turned out not to be the case. Less than 40 games into the year, there are a number of A's minor leaguers on pace to hit 20 homers
May 12, 2008
This week, the Kane County Cougars won four out of the five games they played to remain only two-and-a-half games back of the Clinton LumberKings in the western division. David Malamut gets us up-to-date on the happenings of the Kane County nine inside…
May 11, 2008
Before dropping a 7-0 decision versus the Dayton Dragons on Sunday, the Kane County Cougars had broken another all-time franchise record with their 16-5 start. Through the first 22 games of the season, the Cougars have the most wins of any team in the Midwest League (16) and are tied for first with the Clinton Lumberkings. David Malamut checks in with an update on the Cougars inside…
April 27, 2008
The Stockton Ports' pitching staff has received a lot of attention in the early going this season, but the Ports' hitters reminded everyone this weekend that they are a force, as well. We have notes from Stockton's explosive four-game series versus Rancho Cucamonga, as well as notes on player movement, injuries and more...
April 21, 2008
The buzz about the Stockton Ports started early this off-season. When the Oakland A's started wheeling and dealing this winter, it became clear that many of the A's newly acquired players were going to be making their Oakland organizational debuts with the Ports. That buzz is now at full crescendo, as the Stockton Opening Day roster is filled with top-tier prospects. We have a preview inside…
April 1, 2008
With the 2007 minor league season officially in the books, it is time for us to take a look back at the season that transpired. In this edition of "2007 Year in Review," we take a close look at the first professional seasons for the Oakland A's 2007 draft class, pick-by-pick.
September 24, 2007