Oakland A's MLN: Midland Streaking

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

Oakland A's MLN: Minor League Free Agents

With the end of the 2008 major league season only a week away, the start of the major and minor league free agency period is about to begin. The Oakland A's have a number of minor leaguers who are eligible for free agency. Click inside to find out the A's minor league free agents…
October 23, 2008

Oakland A's Instructs Q&A: Keith Lieppman

This is the final week of the Oakland A's annual Instructional League camp in Phoenix, Arizona. We recently caught-up with A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman, who has been overseeing the camp, to discuss who has been performing well at the camp, the philosophy behind "instructs," and more...
October 5, 2008

Oakland A's MLN: Cougars Clinch

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

Oakland A's MLN: Anderson Cruises In Return

For the first time since being traded this off-season, Brett Anderson squared off against his old teammates. Find out how he fared, where the Kane County Cougars will be playing in late July, plus some injury updates, and more inside...
May 1, 2008

2008 Kane County Cougars Preview

Since becoming an Oakland A's affiliate in 2003, the Kane County Cougars have grown accustomed to success. In five seasons, the Cougars have posted a .540 winning percentage. After a rough first half in 2007, Kane County recovered to challenge for a playoff spot, only to fall just short. The Cougars are looking to re-establish themselves as one of the top Midwest League teams in 2007.
April 1, 2008