We often receive questions from readers regarding the whereabouts of former Oakland A's minor leaguers who have left the organization or checking on the status of current A's farmhands who are not on an active roster at the moment. In this week's mailbag, we answer a few of those questions that have come into the mailbox.
May 26, 2006
For pure power potential, there aren't too many prospects in the Oakland A's chain who have the natural ability to hit the ball as far as 1B Eddie Kim. In his final season at James Madison U., Kim slugged at a .740 clip. He was drafted by the A's in 2003. Thus far, Kim has been hampered by injuries through much of his minor league career. However, after an off-season of hard work, Kim is hoping for better health and results in 2006. We caught up with him from A's minor league camp recently.
March 28, 2006
PHOENIX -- The Oakland A's dropped a close one to the Los Angeles Angels, but a number of the A's top prospects had impressive outings in the 10 inning affair. Dan Meyer and Jered Weaver squared off in this match-up, a possible preview of future AL West battles. Both pitching prospects put on a show in the low-scoring affair. A full report inside...
March 17, 2006
The road to recovery is getting shorter for Sacramento starter Dan Meyer. Meyer made his longest appearance since returning from the disabled list and it was his most effective. The promising young lefty threw 50 pitches in three innings of work, and the River Cats used a late rally to beat Salt Lake. In Kane County, the tandem of Eddie Kim and Tom Everidge led the way in the Cougars' win. Find out all of the details in the day's action in this edition of A's Minor League Notebook…
July 2, 2005
Eddie Kim is a patient man. Both at the plate and in his preparation for the game, Kim understands the value of working hard and waiting for his opportunity. Kim's season is off to an uncharacteristically slow start, but he is confident that with patience and perseverance, he'll find himself back at the top of his game by the end of the season. OaklandClubhouse.com recently caught up with the slugging Kane County first baseman to find out what he expects for the second half of the year.
June 23, 2005