Monday, April 20 featured a very full slate of games for Oakland A's affiliates. With the Midland RockHounds splitting a double-header, A's affiliates went 3-2 on the night. We review all of the day's action, as well as other news and notes from around the Oakland A's system.
April 20, 2015
Former Oakland A's starter Dallas Braden has informed the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser that he is retiring from baseball after his comeback from shoulder surgery suffered a set-back. The A's have also announced a change to their minor league coaching staff.
January 14, 2014
Last spring, the Oakland A's starting rotation was being featured on ESPN as one of the best in baseball. This year, a revamped starting five will try to surprise the baseball world. We take a look at the candidates to take the ball every fifth day for Oakland in 2012...
February 20, 2012
Putting together minor league rosters is never more difficult than when there is a move involving the major league roster. When something changes on the major league roster, it almost invariably impacts the rosters in the minor leagues. How will the news that Dallas Braden will miss significant time and that Andrew Bailey is moving closer to returning from the DL impact the Oakland A's system?
May 12, 2011
Dallas Braden earned worldwide recognition earlier this season when he threw a perfect game, but he was already a big celebrity in his hometown of Stockton, CA. Braden returned home for a rehab assignment on Thursday, pitching for the Stockton Ports. Braden pitched for the Ports as an Oakland A's minor leaguer in 2005 and 2006. James Venes has photos from the game.
July 15, 2010
In the final portion of our chat with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss Dallas Braden's perfect game, the roles for Landon Powell and Henry Rodriguez and the eventual place for Tyson Ross on the A's pitching staff.
June 14, 2010