2008 Awards: Sacramento and Midland

With the 2008 season finally in the books, it is time for us to bestow our awards on the best individual performances for the 2008 season. In the third of our series, we hand out the awards for the top players and pitchers for the Oakland A's Double-A and Triple-A affiliates.
October 3, 2008

OaklandClubhouse 2008 Mid-Season Awards

With half of the minor league season gone, it is time for us to look back and acknowledge the players who shined during the first part of the season. In the second of a two-part series, we hand out the awards for the top position players in the Oakland A's system, based on their first-half performances.
June 29, 2008

Oakland A's MLN: Injuries, Signings And More

In this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook, we check-in with A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman for some injury updates on a number of A's prospects. We also review the roster moves throughout the organization on Wednesday, announce a retirement, update the most recent A's draft signings, detail how four Midland Rockhounds fared in the Texas League All-Star game and more…
June 25, 2008

Rockhounds Notebook: Mazzaro Shines

Vince Mazzaro has quietly been one of the best starting pitchers in the Texas League this season. He continued his outstanding 2008 effort on Wednesday with another winning performance. We have details on Mazzaro's season and other news and notes about the Rockhounds inside...
June 4, 2008

Oakland A's MLN: Debuts And Streaks

This weekend saw a number of players on the move on Friday thanks to a slew of transactions involving the big league roster. We review the debuts of some of the players on the move, as well as this weekend's action for the River Cats, Rockhounds and Ports inside...
June 1, 2008

Oakland A's MLN: Power Surge

Last season, the Oakland A's had only three minor leaguers reach the 20-homer plateau, Tom Everidge, Jason Perry and Jose Pineda. With Perry and Pineda no longer in the organization, it appeared that the A's might have a power shortage in their system in 2008. That has turned out not to be the case. Less than 40 games into the year, there are a number of A's minor leaguers on pace to hit 20 homers
May 12, 2008

Midland Notebook: Rockhounds Start Strong

The Midland Rockhounds have been the best team in the Texas League through the first 10 games of the season. We take a closer look at the Oakland A's Double-A affiliate inside…
April 14, 2008