For every player in the upper-levels of the minor leagues, September represents a month of hope, as expanded big league rosters bring opportunities. Who will the Oakland A's call on in September? We take a look at the pitchers likely to be considered and weigh their odds of a promotion.
August 22, 2013
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired left-handed pitcher Mike Zagurski from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later and designated right-handed pitcher Esmerling Vasquez for assignment. Because he was not on the 25-man roster on August 31, Zagurski wil not be eligible to pitch in the postseason unless he replaces an injured player.
September 23, 2011
Three prominent members of the first-place Lehigh Valley IronPigs - Erik Kratz, Michael Schwimer and Mike Zagurski - were chosen to represent Lehigh Valley in the 24th annual Triple-A All-Star Game. The game, which was played at Lehigh Valley last season, will be played on July 13 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
June 30, 2011
When it comes to collecting left-handers, the Phillies have done a pretty good job. The starting lineup has a number of quality left-handed bats, there are at least three good left-handers in the rotation and a number of young southpaws who will fight for bullpen jobs.
December 8, 2009