Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: James Heuser

Last season, James Heuser was one of the work-horses out of the California League champion Stockton Ports' bullpen. The side-arm southpaw racked up nine wins and a save and struck-out 103 in 95.1 innings. Jeremy Knight recently spoke to Heuser, who is now with Midland, about the jump to Double-A, the drop in his arm angle and more...
June 17, 2009

Oakland A's MLN: Haviland, Cougars Roll

The Oakland A's three first-place minor league affiliates notched another game in the "W" column on Monday night, while the Stockton Ports continued to struggle. We have the details inside...
May 4, 2009

Oakland A's MLN: Who's Hot?

With the first week and a half of the season in the books, we take a moment to highlight some notable strong performances by Oakland A's prospects in the early going.
April 20, 2009

2008 In Review: Our Crystal Ball

Before the start of the 2008 minor league season, we made five predictions about what might happen during the campaign. With the 2008 slate officially coming to an end today with the Bricktown Showdown, we take a look back at those five predictions to see how close we came to seeing the future.
September 16, 2008

Stockton, Sacramento Even The Score

On Day Two of the minor league full-season affiliate playoffs, the Stockton Ports and the Sacramento River Cats both found their way into the victory column, while the Kane County Cougars were forced to wait out Mother Nature. We have details of the Ports and River Cats games, as well as photos from Stockton, inside...
September 5, 2008

Stockton Photo Gallery: Ports Crush Giants

STOCKTON, CA - The Stockton Ports brought out the big lumber on Sunday night at Banner Island Ballpark. The Ports roughed up rival San Jose for 18 runs on 14 hits in Stockton's 18-7 demolition of the Giants. Stockton batters collected three homeruns, including two grand-slams, in the rout. We have photos from the game inside...
July 14, 2008

Heuser A Valuable Arm For Stockton

After four years of relative obscurity in the Oakland A's system, James Heuser put his name on the prospect map last season when he struck out nearly nine batters per nine innings as the workhorse in the Kane County Cougars' starting rotation. This season, Heuser is with the High-A Stockton Ports, where he has made himself a valuable member of the pitching staff as both a starter and a reliever.
June 17, 2008

Stockton Photo Gallery: Ports Lose To Oaks

STOCKTON, CA -- The Stockton Ports dropped the final two games of their homestand to the Visalia Oaks. We have photos from the Wednesday loss, a 6-0 defeat.
May 9, 2008