The Sacramento River Cats just missed a spot in this year's Pacific Coast League post-season, but it was still a successful season for the Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate. We take a closer look at the River Cats' 2013 season in the last of our Year In Review series.
October 9, 2013
For every player in the upper-levels of the minor leagues, September represents a month of hope, as expanded big league rosters bring opportunities. Who will the Oakland A's call on in September? We take a look at the pitchers likely to be considered and weigh their odds of a promotion.
August 22, 2013
One of the biggest strengths of the Oakland A's last season was their bullpen, which was one of the best units in the big leagues. The A's are hoping for a repeat performance from that crew in 2013. Much of the bullpen is set, but there are a few open spots and plenty of contenders to fill them. Who has shined thus far? Chris Biderman takes a look.
March 22, 2013
The 2012 Oakland A's bullpen was a young but successful unit. Many of those relievers will return in 2013. Can they repeat their success? Will there be newcomers in the bullpen? We take a look at the A's spring battle for the bullpen.
February 21, 2013
Right-hander Chris Resop has become a valued member of the resurgent Pittsburgh Pirates' bullpen.Serving as a late-inning setup man for dominant closer Joel Hanrahan. Resop works anywhere from the sixth to the eighth inning. He has posted a 3-2 record with a 3.33 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Resop recently.
July 26, 2011
Right-hander Chris Resop lowered his ERA to 1.23 after pitching a scoreless inning Monday night. Since the Pirates claimed him off waivers from the Atlanta Braves on Aug. 4, he's allowed three hits in 24 at-bats, struck out 10 in 7 and 1/3 innings and has been scored on just once. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Resop recently.
August 18, 2010