Down two games to none in their best-of-five playoff series, the Sacramento River Cats came home and took three straight games from the Salt Lake Bees. With a big win on Sunday, the River Cats advanced to the PCL Championship series, their first appearance in the PCL finals since 2004. Daric Barton was the offensive hero on Sunday, while Shawn Kohn and Jerry Blevins starred on the mound.
September 9, 2007
It's that time of the year when we take stock of the Oakland A's organization and analyze the top prospects. For the next few weeks, every Monday and Wednesday will be "Top Prospect List Day", as we will release our top 50 list in groups of five. Today, in the fifth of the series, we announce prospects 30-26.
November 8, 2005
After having three league champions in 2004, the only Oakland A's affiliate to make the final round of a league playoffs in 2005 was the Midland Rockhounds. The Rockhounds made certain that the A's would have at least one champion amongst their ranks on Saturday when they captured the Texas League title. Midland's powerful offense and steadfast elief corps gave the Rockhounds their first Texas League title in twenty years.
September 18, 2005
As the first half of the 2005 minor league season rolls to an end, only one Oakland minor league franchise can claim to have already secured a spot in the playoffs. The AA-Midland Rockhounds have been the A's best affiliate so far this season. What has made them so dominant? We take a look at the key components to the Rockhounds' strong season.
June 19, 2005