Last season, the Oakland A's had only three minor leaguers reach the 20-homer plateau, Tom Everidge, Jason Perry and Jose Pineda. With Perry and Pineda no longer in the organization, it appeared that the A's might have a power shortage in their system in 2008. That has turned out not to be the case. Less than 40 games into the year, there are a number of A's minor leaguers on pace to hit 20 homers
May 12, 2008
The Stockton Ports' pitching staff has received a lot of attention in the early going this season, but the Ports' hitters reminded everyone this weekend that they are a force, as well. We have notes from Stockton's explosive four-game series versus Rancho Cucamonga, as well as notes on player movement, injuries and more...
April 21, 2008
The 2007 season was both trying and triumphant for Kevin Melillo. He struggled with a right wrist injury that hampered his swing and limited him to only 98 games. He also made his major league debut and was a key player on the PCL champion Sacramento River Cats. Melillo's wrist injury lingered into spring, and he is currently at extended spring training. We spoke to Melillo about how he is feeling
April 7, 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