An old friend helps redirect 'Pigs Friend

Justin Friend came into the 2013 season seemingly just needing a little more time to conquer the AAA level before he would be able to move on to a spot in the Phillies bullpen. When the season opened though, Friend showed no signs of even being ready for AAA.
June 3, 2013

Finest 50 Phillies Prospects, 2013: Part Four

Our annual look at the top 50 prospects in the Phillies organization continues with players ranked 31st through 35th.
January 17, 2013

Potential Phillies losses in the Rule 5 Draft

The Phillies have found some success in the Rule 5 Draft and they've lost a couple of decent prospects to other clubs over the years. This year, there are a few young players who might tempt one of the 29 other teams.
December 6, 2012

A's Lose Two, Gain One In MiLB Rule 5

For the first time in several years, the Oakland A's were quiet during the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft. The same could not be said for the minor league portion, during which the team lost two relievers and selected one.
December 9, 2010

Oakland A's MLN: 2010 Rule 5 Preview

The deadline for protecting prospects from the 2010 Rule 5 draft is quickly approaching. The Oakland A's have had a whirlwind of activity impacting the 40-man roster this off-season, but the A's will undoubtedly be adding players to the roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft in December. We take a look at the players who could be added to the A's roster or impacted by the Rule 5 draft inside
November 18, 2010

2010 Year In Review: Midland Pitching

In our next "Year in Review" article, we take a closer look at the 2010 pitching staff of the Texas League's Midland Rockhounds.
October 28, 2010

Mid-Season Review: A's Prospects 45-40

During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. Now that we have passed the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. In the second in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 45-40 from our off-season list.
July 6, 2010