The return of Russ Ortiz is on in Fresno. Augusta has a pulse again. A few rarely seen pitchers are making it happen when they're called upon. Some slumping hitters hint at better days ahead. Comebacks are happening throughout the system. It's Just Another Day in the Minors.
May 18, 2007
Sacramento had a win worth remembering on Thursday night, as they used a huge ninth inning to push the game into extra innings. Kane County continued their storied season with yet another dominating victory. On the flip-side, Stockton and Midland fell victim to great opposing starting pitching. Get all the details inside...
June 8, 2006
The Sacramento River Cats have been losing players to the Oakland A's all season long, so it was a nice change of pace for the River Cats on Wednesday to receive some help from their major league team. A's starters Rich Harden and Esteban Loaiza made their rehabilitation appearances on Wednesday and helped the River Cats beat the Las Vegas 51s by a score of 6-5.
May 31, 2006
The A's closed their Catcus League season with a dud of a game versus their cross-town rival on Wednesday. After the game, the A's packed up and headed back to soggy Northern California, where they will play their AAA affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats, on Thursday, and then the SF Giants again on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting). In this edition of Camp Notes, we learn of Antonio Perez's status as the team's pinch-running specialist and more.
March 30, 2006
Roughly half-way through the spring schedule, teams are starting to whittle down their numbers in major league camp. With the A's expected to make their first cuts any moment now, we take a look at how the players on the 40-man roster who are not expected to be on the 25-man roster and the non-roster invitees have fared thus far.
March 13, 2006