The San Diego Padres will have a number of decisions to make on their young talent – who to protect and who should be left unguarded – in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft. Adding a prospect to the 40-man roster is the only way to ensure they are protected.
October 19, 2009
The Oakland A's made their first major league trade of the 2009 regular season, acquiring outfielder Scott Hairston from the San Diego Padres for right-handers Ryan Webb and Craig Italiano and a player to be named later. In a separate deal this weekend, the A's also dealt outfielder Danny Putnam to the Padres. We have the rundown of the trade inside...
July 5, 2009
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento River Cats are on a roll thanks to some great pitching and defense. That pitching and defense was on display once again in the River Cats' 4-0 win over the Las Vegas 51s. We have the photos from the game inside...
May 31, 2009
Only three of the four Oakland A's full-season affiliates were in action on Monday, as the Kane County Cougars were rained out of their scheduled game. Sacramento and Midland came out on top, while Stockton fell to 0-5. We have the details inside...
April 13, 2009
With two weeks left to go in spring training, the Oakland A's are getting closer to Opening Day. Over the past several weeks, the team has had a chance to take a close look at some of their brightest young prospects in big league camp. We spoke to A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi about some of those prospects last Tuesday in Phoenix. This is part one of that interview...
March 24, 2009