A's MLN: Barton Steals The Show

On a day that was supposed to be about the return of shortstop Bobby Crosby, it was Oakland A's prospect Daric Barton who stole the show with a big game to lead the Stockton Ports to victory. Crosby was a factor in the Ports win, as well, with a walk, a double and a run scored. In Omaha, rehabbing outfielder/ first baseman Nick Swisher was also a major contributor in the River Cats' win. Learn about all of Saturday's action in this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook...
May 21, 2005

Sparks Shines; Chick Struggles

Fernando Valenzuela Jr. bombs away while Travis Chick is roughed up, and Steve Sparks refuses to knuckle under. The Padres went 2 and 2 in the minors Wednesday and MadFriars.com has more than the boxscore.
April 21, 2005