It was award week for Major League Baseball and the Oakland A's took home some hardware Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year. Several other A's finished among the top-10 in votes for the major awards. The A's have had several award-winners since moving to Oakland. Chris Biderman looks back at those A's players who took home the AL's MVP, Cy Young or Rookie of the Year.
November 16, 2012
The offensive woes of shortstop Ronny Cedeno have led to more opportunities for veteran Bobby Crosby. The 30-year old former American League rookie of the year with Oakland is hitting .234 with one home run and 11 RBI. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Crosby recently.
July 10, 2010
Former AL Rookie of the Year Bobby Crosby recently signed a one year deal with the Pirates. The 29-year-old infielder had spent his previous seven seasons with Oakland and was voted the rookie honor in 2004, when he batted .239 with 22 homers and 64 RBI. He hit just .223 this year with six homers and 29 RBI in 238 at-bats. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Crosby.
December 24, 2009
The Oakland A's started spring with a crowded major league camp, with 63 players on-hand, the most since Billy Martin brought 80 players to camp in 1982. While only 25 of those players will break camp with the team, there are more who are likely to be key cogs for the A's over the next few years. We are taking a look at the position battles in camp this spring, continuing with the IFs and Cs.
March 9, 2009