Oakland A's MLN: Final Cuts, Camp Breaks

The Oakland A's 2011 minor league spring training camp came to an end over the weekend. Before camp broke, the A's released two more minor leaguers, bringing the total to seven this spring. We have those details, plus news on where Michael Taylor will be starting the season and late camp standouts inside...
April 3, 2011

2010 Year In Review: Ports Hitters

Our 2010 Year in Review series continues, with a move from the mound to the plate. We take a look at the hitters for the 2010 Stockton Ports.
January 7, 2011

Oakland A's Top Prospects: Beyond The Top-50

The Oakland A's system has made big improvements over the past few years both in terms of the quality of the prospects in the A's system and the quantity of players with a chance to make the big leagues. Choosing only 50 players for our top prospect list was a tall order, as we considered more than 80 players for our list. Inside are the players who just missed the cut...
January 7, 2010

Kane County Notebook: Second Half Underway

The second half is underway for the first-half division champion Kane County Cougars. David Malamut has a report on the team's first week back from the All-Star break.
June 30, 2009

Stockton Photo Gallery: Ports Fall Late

In a series that involved two games suspended because of California League curfew and also featured a 21-inning game, it seemed only fitting that the series finale would involve a tying and winning run scoring on wild pitches. We have photos from the Stockton Ports' 7-5 loss to the High Desert Mavericks inside...
June 7, 2009

Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: David Thomas, OF

In what is shaping up to being a successful 2008 draft class for the Oakland A's, 14th round pick David Thomas has been one of the most pleasant surprises. An outfielder from little-known Catawba College, Thomas has looked like a draft pick from a top Division I program. We spoke to Thomas over the weekend about his early success, his move from Kane County to Stockton and more…
May 13, 2009

Oakland A's Q&A: Keith Lieppman, Part One

It has been a busy first few weeks for Oakland A's Director of Player Personnel Keith Lieppman. For the third consecutive year, Lieppman has been forced to put minor league rosters together piecemeal thanks to injuries that have affected the entire organization. We caught-up with Lieppman on Wednesday to discuss those injuries, some early impressions and more. This is Part One of that interview...
May 7, 2009

Oakland A's MLN: Weekend Warriors

It was a busy weekend around the Oakland A's system. We take a look at some of the top performers over the weekend...
May 3, 2009