2012 Year In Review: Midland Rockhounds

The Midland Rockhounds' Opening Day roster featured a number of big names, two of which would go on to factor into the Oakland A's 2012 season. But how did the team fare overall? We take a look...
October 15, 2012

Oakland A's MLN: Pitcher Promotions

In this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook, we cover roster movement, the continued domination of the Arizona Rookie League A's and more...
July 5, 2012

Oakland A's MLN: Top-Of-The Mound

From the major league club on down, Oakland A's pitchers have fared well through 2012's first few weeks. Here's a look at some starters and relievers who are off to good starts throughout the organization.
April 22, 2012

2012 Sacramento River Cats Preview

The 2011 Sacramento River Cats fell just three games short of the Pacific Coast League title. Can the 2012 'Cats complete the title run? Chris Biderman takes a close look at this year's squad.
April 5, 2012

Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: RPs

Last season, the Oakland A's entered spring training with a veteran-laden bullpen that was built to help lead the team to the playoffs. The 2011 A's fell well short of that playoff goal. This year, the A's will be fielding a much younger, different-looking bullpen. Who will be the A's new closer and who will fill out the middle-inning roles?
March 1, 2012

Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: SPs

Last spring, the Oakland A's starting rotation was being featured on ESPN as one of the best in baseball. This year, a revamped starting five will try to surprise the baseball world. We take a look at the candidates to take the ball every fifth day for Oakland in 2012...
February 20, 2012

Is Castro First Match In Phils' Fire Sale?

While the deal to get lefty Fabio Castro wasn't a typical fire sale type of move, it could lay the groundwork for other deals. After all, the Phillies now have four left-handers in their bullpen, leaving some options open for deals.
July 1, 2006