Wednesday Busy For A's At Meetings

After two days of relative inactivity, Wednesday turned out to be a busy day for the Oakland A's at the Winter Meetings. The A's came to terms with a pair of 2006 San Diego Padres and cut ties with a disappointing AAA pitcher.
December 6, 2006

Live From Sacramento: River Cats v. Iowa Cubs

SACRAMENTO -- In a battle of two talented hurlers with major league experience, Juan Dominguez and the Sacramento River Cats came out ahead against the Iowa Cubs and their promising right-hander Angel Guzman. In arguably his best start of the season, Dominguez mixed his fastball, slider and change-up effectively all night. We have the details inside...
May 25, 2006

Sacramento Notebook: DeFrancesco Q&A

Times have been tough recently for the Sacramento River Cats and no one knows that better than manager Tony DeFrancesco. Minor League Correspondent Paul Rathert caught up with him after Sunday's loss to the Tucson Sidewinders and he was willing to spend a few minutes talking about some of the early season chaos.
May 8, 2006

Prospect Mailbag: Moving On Up?

In this week's Prospect Mailbag, Todd Morgan answers a nervous fan's question about candidates to replace Esteban Loaiza in the rotation; an inquiry about the progress of Richie Robnett; and a question about how Justin Sellers matches-up with Cliff Pennington...
April 13, 2006

Trade Analysis: A's Acquire Dominguez

Freddie Bynum and John Rheinecker have been on the outside looking in for what seems like five years running with the A's. Both players will be given a chance to break through to the major leagues with different teams after Oakland dealt the utilityman and the left-handed starter on Friday in a three-team deal for right-hander starter Juan Dominguez. We give our analysis inside…
March 31, 2006