Oakland A's Front Office Q&A: Farhan Zaidi P2

In part two of our conversation with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss some of the A's struggling prospects, whether the team will add at the major league level at the deadline, the impact of Ben Sheets in the clubhouse and more...
June 13, 2010

A's Ink Free Agent Sheets; Damon Next?

The Oakland A's have come in second on a number of free agents this off-season, but they managed to out-bid some big market teams to land right-hander Ben Sheets on Tuesday. He missed all of the 2009 season with injury, but he was one of the National League's top starters in 2008. Sheets was introduced by the A's in a press conference amid rumors the team may also be courting Johnny Damon.
January 26, 2010

Sheets Throws For MLB Scouts

With approximately 20 major league representatives crowded around the infield at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Warhawk Field, Sheets delivered 55 throws, with breaks in between to simulate innings. The buzz was that Sheets looked good overall, throwing free and easy as he touched 91 a few times.
January 19, 2010

Perez Signing Analysis

The Mets overpaid for Oliver Perez, writes Tyler Hissey.
February 3, 2009

Starting Sheets Risky Move at Best

Milwaukee starter Ben Sheets lasted only 2.1 innings Saturday against the Cubs and obviously wasn't sharp after an arm injury sidelined him the past 10 days.
September 27, 2008

Sheets Will Dip Into Free Agency Waters

Righty Ben Sheets is looking forward to testing the free-agent market, while Milwaukee is smartly waiting to see if he remains healthy the rest of the season.
June 26, 2008

Oh, Sheets: St. Louis at Milwaukee

With the St. Louis Cardinals heading into town for a brief two-game series, fans of the Milwaukee Brewers steel themselves for another Ben Sheets injury report.
April 20, 2008