Notes and Observations from El Paso

While Dinelson Lamet’s stellar Thursday night and Jamie Romak’s assault on the minor league home run leader boards were the lead stories from the four days I was in El Paso, there were plenty of other items worth noting.
April 28, 2017

A Look at Padres Minor League Signings

As spring training has begun all across baseball, the Padres’ much-improved farm system has been a popular subject in San Diego, as well as in national publications. Players like pitcher Anderson Espinoza and outfielder Manuel Margot have given fans hope for the future.
March 2, 2017

Urias, Lamet headline nonroster invitees

The Padres will have a full clubhouse on the big league side when they open camp in Peoria next week. They have invited 13 pitchers and 15 position players - the bulk of whom are minor league free agent acquisitions - to spring training.
February 10, 2017

Doolittle Dealing with Shoulder Soreness

The Oakland A's are expected to be without their All-Star closer at the start of the 2015 season, the team announced on Friday.
January 23, 2015

Oakland A's Coaching Q&A: Aaron Nieckula

Despite a season filled with injuries and roster changes, Aaron Nieckula and the Midland RockHounds finished the 2014 season as the champions of the Texas League. After the season, Nieckula was rewarded with a new position as the organization's Minor League Field Coordinator. He will also be managing the 2015 Vermont Lake Monsters. We spoke with Nieckula about his new roles and his 2014 squad.
January 9, 2015

A Look at the Oakland A's 2014 MiLB FA Class

The Oakland A's could fill an entire team roster with their minor league free agents. We take a look at all 26 inside.
November 10, 2014

2014 Year In Review: Midland RockHounds

The 2014 Midland RockHounds will forever have a place in the history books after taking home the Texas League crown. We take a close look at the year that was for the Oakland A's Double-A affiliate.
September 17, 2014

Midland Earns Texas League Title

After Friday night's extra-inning loss, the Midland RockHounds had their backs up against the wall. They came through with two straight wins to take the 2014 Texas League title.
September 14, 2014