In the final part of our conversation, Oakland A's Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens discusses the players the A's received in return in the trades with the Chicago White Sox and the San Diego Padres, as well as the organization's overall off-season direction and the changes in the A's front office.
December 31, 2014
After weeks of speculation, the Oakland A's finally made it official, dealing starter Jeff Samardzija to the Chicago White Sox. Oakland also sent RHP Michael Ynoa and received four players in return, including East Bay native Marcus Semien.
December 9, 2014
The Stockton Ports secured the second-half Northern Division title on Tuesday night. They are heading to the playoffs for the first time since 2011, when Stockton reached the California League finals. Inside are photos of the playoff-bound Ports from Donn Parris Photography.
August 27, 2014
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 last in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 10-1 from our off-season list.
August 7, 2014