The toughest part of spring training has begun at Papago Park in Phoenix, as the Oakland A's have had to make a series of cuts to get their minor league rosters in order for the start of the season. We have the names of nine more players let go inside...
March 31, 2009
Over the next several weeks, the Oakland A's will be making a number of adjustments to their 40-man roster, designating players for assignment to make room for prospects who have to be added to the team's 40-man roster to be protected from this December's Rule 5 draft. In advance of this activity, we preview the players who could be protected from the Rule 5 draft in the upcoming weeks.
September 24, 2008
Like many of the Oakland A's young position players, Donnie Murphy has had a disappointing 2008 season. Expected to be the A's back-up infielder all season, Murphy struggled early in the year and lost his spot on the roster. Back with Sacramento, he is working hard for another shot. We have caught-up with Murphy and have news and notes from around the A's system inside...
August 18, 2008
Wednesday proved to be a perfect day on the Oakland A's schedule. Not only did the big league club earn a win over the New York Yankees, but all four of the team's full-season affiliates found themselves in the win column. For one A's affiliate, it was an extra-special win. We have the details on all of the A's Wednesday minor league action inside...
June 11, 2008
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
After a quiet Opening Night, the Oakland A's affiliates made some noise with the bat on Friday night. All four affiliates got in the win column and every team scored at least five runs. There were two surprise relief performances and a number of big outings at the plate and on the mound. We have the details inside…
April 5, 2008
After two consecutive seasons of playoff appearances - including a Texas League championship in 2005 - the Midland Rockhounds fell short of the post-season in 2007. The Rockhounds will be looking to get back to the promised land in 2008 behind the strength of a roster comprised of a mix of experienced veterans and young talent.
April 2, 2008