The Oakland A's have 70 players in big league camp; their highest total since 1982. While depth is always as asset, the A's are looking at some difficult roster decisions in the coming month. In the first part of our roster management series, we look at the choices the A's will need to work through when assigning playing time in the infield and outfield in the big leagues and Triple-A.
February 28, 2017
With the minor league season coming to a close, we caught-up with Oakland A's Assistant General Manager Billy Owens to review the year that was in the Oakland A's system. In part 1, we talk about several young players who have contributed to the A's big league roster this season, including Ryon Healy, Bruce Maxwell, Ryan Dull, Chad Pinder, Max Muncy, Sean Manaea, Zach Neal, Daniel Mengden, Dillon Overton and more...
August 30, 2016
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 fourth in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 20-11 from our off-season list.
July 22, 2016
This week we caught-up with legendary Oakland A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman for a mid-season check-in on the progress of the A's minor league system. In the final part of the interview, we discuss the A's Triple-A affiliate, the Nashville Sounds.
July 19, 2016