Oakland A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman was in Stockton this weekend to get a first-hand look at the Ports. We caught-up with Lieppman on Saturday and got some updates on a variety of injured players in the A's system, including a status report on right-hander Fautino De Los Santos.
May 18, 2008
The injury bug has been a constant for the Oakland A's system over the past few years, so when Carlos Gonzalez left Monday night's game with an injury, many A's fans held their collective breath. We have good news on Carlos, as well as an update on the health of a few other promising A's farmhands inside...
April 22, 2008
The 2007 season was both trying and triumphant for the Sacramento River Cats. The team ran through a record number of player transactions en route to winning the PCL and Triple-A Championships in 2007. The 2008 team will try to duplicate the success of the 2007 squad with a team filled with top-flight prospects and players with major league experience.
April 3, 2008
As the Oakland A's open their minor league spring camp, there are a number of prospects who are looking to erase the bad taste of their disappointing 2007 seasons. For some of those prospects, their seasons didn't meet expectations because of injuries and others because of poor performance. We take a look at 10 A's prospects looking for better results in 2008.
March 2, 2008
On Thursday morning, Major League Baseball will host its annual Rule 5 draft as part of baseball's Winter Meetings. Inside, we briefly profile some of the notable Oakland A's prospects who will be eligible to be selected in the Rule 5 draft and highlight a few players who might be targeted by the A's should they decide to make a selection.
December 4, 2007
Despite losing their top hitter to a major league promotion, the now red-hot Sacramento River Cats continued their post-season roll, beating the New Orleans Zephyrs by a score of 5-3. Starter Shane Komine threw six strong innings and Nick Blasi had another big game on offense in the River Cats' Game One win.
September 11, 2007