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
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
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
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