A's Deal Patterson For Lefty

Throughout the season, the Oakland A's front office insisted that they had to carry utilitymen Jake Fox and Eric Patterson on the 25-man roster because both would fail to clear waivers. On Saturday, the A's were proven correct.
June 26, 2010

Oakland A's Depth Chart: OF/DH

The Oakland A's appear set with their starters for the outfield and at DH. But who will serve as the primary back-ups at both positions? We take a closer look at the A's major league and Triple-A level depth chart at OF/DH inside...
March 23, 2010

Oakland A's Depth Chart: Middle Infield

Over the past three seasons, injuries have become almost synonymous with Oakland A's baseball. The frequent injuries have tested the A's organizational depth and caused the front office to stockpile talent at the upper levels of the A's system. We take a closer look at the A's depth at the major league and Triple-A levels at each position. Inside we examine the A's depth in the middle infield.
February 25, 2010

Oakland A's Off-Season Q&A: Farhan Zaidi, P.2

In part two of our off-season conversation with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, we get Farhan's take on the Brett Wallace-Michael Taylor trade, including his opinion on Wallace's defense and his "comp" for Taylor. We also discuss the A's third base situation in-depth.
January 12, 2010

By The Numbers: Eric Patterson

Going into the 2009 season, Eric Patterson had found considerable success in the minor leagues, but had never been able to duplicate that success at the major league level. The utilityman had a big September for the Oakland A's to break that trend. Nathaniel Stoltz weighs in on what can be expected of Patterson in 2010 and what role he could play in the A's regular line-up.
January 8, 2010

2009 Awards: Sacramento and Midland

With the 2009 minor league season finally in the books, it is time for us to bestow our awards on the best individual performances for 2009. In the first of our series, we hand out the awards for the top players and pitchers for the Oakland A's Double-A and Triple-A affiliates.
September 29, 2009

Oakland A's MLN: Leading Men

In this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook, we take a tour around the A's system to see who is leading the pack statistically. We also bring news and notes.
August 11, 2009