Like the big league club, most of the Oakland A's affiliates have been struggling with their offensive production all season. And just like the big league club, most of the Oakland A's affiliates spent their Tuesday breaking out of their offensive slumber. Find out the details inside...
May 2, 2006
During the Winter Meetings, the Oakland A's bypassed selecting any players in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft. However, they did add to their minor league system by drafting four players in the minor league portion. One of those players was SS Ronnie Merrill, who comes to the A's from the San Diego Padres organization. We caught up with Merrill to get his reaction to joining the A's.
December 14, 2005
No Jekyll here – Chris Oxspring was on target. Ronnie Merrill drove in a season high four and is happy to talk about it. The Strom got their hits but Eddie Bonine was hit hard. Sean Kazmar is hitting the cover off the ball and had two of the four hits for Fort Wayne. Tim Turner is showing some juice to his bat and is off to a hot start in Eugene. Richie Daigle is starting already - making the transition from the outfield. Josh Howard is off to a blazing hot start.
August 9, 2005
The Southern League All-Star game is behind us, but some things will never be forgotten. Paul McAnulty won the Home Run Derby and talked about his stint in the Majors with the San Diego Padres. Craig Breslow talked about his successful season. And Ronnie Merrill talked about the future and the past.
July 21, 2005
The Portland Beavers lost a game they had plenty of chances in, getting edged 5-4 by Sacramento. Sacramento leads the series 2-1.<br><br> The Mobile BayBears were smacked around on Friday, losing to Birmingham 8-1. They remain up two games to one in the best of five series.
September 11, 2004