The Oakland A's made their first off-season moves on Friday, outrighting four players off the 40-man roster.
October 9, 2009
The Oakland A's made a waiver claim on Wednesday, selecting former New York Yankees right-hander Dan Giese. To make room for Giese on the A's 40-man roster, the team designated Chris Schroder for assignment.
Dan Giese has a story that's equally as amazing as his 2008 season. After briefly retiring from baseball in 2005, returning in 2006, and then finally making his major league debut last season, Giese returned to Scranton. Now, in a new role, Giese is thriving, and he soon may get a chance to live another one of his ultimate dreams - pitching at Yankee stadium.
ALBUQUERQUE -- Last week, the PCL squared off against the IL in the annual Triple-A All-Star game. James Venes was at Isotopes Park to cover the game for the Scout.com network. We have part three of his photo gallery inside...
ALBUQUERQUE -- On Wednesday evening, the PCL squared off against the IL in the annual Triple-A All-Star game. James Venes was at Isotopes Park to cover the game for the Scout.com network. We have his photos inside...
Surprise! Fresno leads the PCL in a few hitting and pitching categories and sit near the top in many others. With 12 wins in their last 18 games played Fresno looks like they could be for real. Here's a breakdown of how the Grizzlies snuck up on the rest of the unsuspecting league.
Chris Begg gets more than a look in Fresno. He is needed in the rotation as much as he needs to pitch consistently. His second chance in Triple-A might be his last chance to prove himself after his last few seasons stuck in Double-A.