Coming out of Alvernia College, Anthony Recker was not much of a known commodity when he was selected in the 18th round of the 2005 draft by the Oakland A's. Since that time, however, Recker has established himself as one of the A's top catching prospects. He had an uneven 2007 season, but still hit a career-high 17 homeruns. We spoke to Recker from his first major league spring training camp.
February 24, 2008
Former first round draft pick Jeremy Brown announced his retirement on Friday, two days after pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report to the Oakland A's major league spring training camp. The A's have signed veteran catcher Matthew LeCroy to a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training to take Brown's place in camp.
February 15, 2008
Here is a look at those position player who had more than 125 at-bats for the Rochester Red Wins during the 2007 season. Included in these reviews are top names like Garrett Jones, Brian Buscher, Tommy Watkins, and Denard Span, all of whom could be with the Twins to start the 2008 season.
November 15, 2007
In this edition of Twins Minor League Notebook, all four Twins affiliates earn victories on Tuesday. The Red Wings ride Scott Baker's arm to a victory over Toledo, the Rock Cats blow out Harrisburg, the Miracle finally muster some offense in a 6-2 win, and the Snappers use the longball to defeat South Bend:
May 9, 2007
In this edition of Twins Minor League Notebook, the Red Wings split a doubleheader with Pawtucket, the Rock Cats ride an early lead en-route to a 5-4 win, the Miracle drop a heart breaker in the ninth inning, and the Snappers come from behind to win against Wisconsin. All that and more:
April 20, 2007