During the first few weeks of the 2012 season, the Oakland A's have made several transactions. A number of members of the team's Opening Day roster have been sent down to Triple-A Sacramento after early season struggles at the major league level. How are those players faring since their demotions? We have that information, as well as other news and notes inside...
May 7, 2012
Last season, the Oakland A's entered spring training with a veteran-laden bullpen that was built to help lead the team to the playoffs. The 2011 A's fell well short of that playoff goal. This year, the A's will be fielding a much younger, different-looking bullpen. Who will be the A's new closer and who will fill out the middle-inning roles?
March 1, 2012
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. We take a look at the progress of prospects 20-11 from our off-season list.
July 21, 2011
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
Heading into their game with the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, the Oakland A's were already thin in the bullpen after a 2.2 inning start by Josh Outman on Friday. The bullpen was emaciated by the end of Saturday thanks to a 14-inning heart-breaking loss. As a result, the A's made a roster move on Sunday.
June 5, 2011