For the second consecutive year, the Oakland A's took a reliever from the Chicago White Sox organization in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft. Right-hander Fernando Hernandez will need to remain on the A's 25-man roster throughout the season or be offered back to Chicago. The A's also took three players in the minor league portion of the draft and lost three in that phase.
December 6, 2007
The fall and winter leagues were in full-swing this past week, with full schedules in the AFL, the Hawaiian Winter League and the Carribbean Winter Leagues. In addition, Team USA has gotten underway at the IBAF World Cup. We have updates on all of the A's prospects playing this winter inside...
November 12, 2007
Once the major league season comes to an official end, there will be a lot of movement on and off of teams' 40-man rosters as they look to protect prospects from the Rule 5 draft. We take a preliminary look at some of the players the Oakland A's will have to consider adding to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 dtaft.
September 25, 2007
During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. Now that we have passed the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. In the first in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 41-50 from our off-season list.
August 5, 2007
The Midland Rockhounds will be strongly represented at the Texas League All-Star game on June 26. Find out which Rockhounds are heading to the mid-season classic, as well as the names of the 13 draft picks signed by the Oakland A's on Wednesday, which 2006 draft pick was traded and which major league veteran inked a minor league deal with Oakland this week...
June 13, 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, we kick-start the series with a review of prospects 50-46.
November 6, 2006