Peterson Claimed; Punto Released

Shane Peterson, designated for assignment last week when the Oakland A's acquired Rule 5 pick Mark Canha, lands with the Chicago Cubs. Meanwhile, the A's announced the release of veteran infielder Nick Punto.
December 19, 2014

Cubs to sign Ross, add pair

The Cubs have reportedly signed former Red Sox catcher David Ross to a two-year, $5 million deal. They also claimed outfielder Shane Peterson (A’s) and catcher Ryan Lavarnway (Dodgers) off waivers and made the signing of relief pitcher Jason Motte official. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Cubs designated IF Logan Watkins and RHP Donn Roach for assignment.
December 19, 2014

A's Acquire Rule 5 Pick; DFA Peterson

The Oakland A’s 40-man roster was full at the start of the Rule 5 draft, but they still managed to get involved.
December 11, 2014

Oakland A's MLN: AFL Hitters Thriving

Notes on how the Oakland A's farmhands participating in winter and fall league baseball are faring.
October 22, 2014

2014 Year In Review: Sacramento River Cats

A close look at the year that was for the Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate.
September 15, 2014

2014 Year In Review: Marcus Jensen Q&A, P2

In the final part of our year-end Q&A with Oakland A's minor league hitting coordinator Marcus Jensen, we talk the difference between the Cal League and the Texas League, the development of Billy Burns, the consistency of Shane Peterson, the power potential for Max Muncy and much more...
September 15, 2014

2014 Year In Review: A's MiLB League Leaders

The 2014 minor league regular season is concluded. Over the next several weeks, we will be taking a look back at the season that was. In the first of this series, we look at Oakland A's prospects who were league-leaders in a variety of statistical categories.
September 2, 2014

Oakland A's MLN: Season Comes To Close

The 2014 minor league regular season came to a close on Monday. The Sacramento River Cats finished just short of the post-season, while two other Oakland A's affiliate tuned up for what they hope to be championship runs.
September 1, 2014