The 2007 season was a tough campaign for the Oakland A's, who suffered from a losing season for the first time since 1998. With the season ending, we spoke with Oakland A's Baseball Operations Analyst Farhan Zaidi on a range of topics. In Part 1 of our in-depth interview, we spoke to Zaidi about the season, injuries, upcoming 40-man roster moves, and the progress of two promising lefty relievers.
October 1, 2007
The Oakland A's lost right-handed reliever Jared Burton in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft on Thursday. The 2002 draft pick was coming off of a strong Arizona Fall League performance. He was selected by the Cincinnati Reds with the 15th pick in the Rule 5 draft.
December 7, 2006
Charles Thomas will be joining a handful of Oakland A's prospects playing overseas this off-season. The River Cats centerfielder has joined La Guaira of the VWL. We have details on Thomas and on the A's pitchers competing in the Arizona Fall League inside...
November 5, 2006
In the fifth of our series, we round out our mid-season review of our pre-season top-50 prospects. The list of prospects 41-50 includes a number of players who are no longer with the Oakland A's organization. Stay tuned later this week for a preview of who may be joining the top-50 prospect list this upcoming off-season.
July 18, 2006
It's that time of the year when we take stock of the Oakland A's organization and analyze the top prospects. For the next few weeks, every Monday and Wednesday will be "Top Prospect List Day", as we will release our top 50 list in groups of five. Today, in the second of the series, we announce prospects 45-41.
October 30, 2005