In the final part of our interview with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss the overall health of the farm system, whether age should play a factor in deciding a role for a pitcher, the health of Michael Ynoa, the return of Fernando Hernandez and Marcus McBeth and more...
January 13, 2010
The rising prospects in the Oakland A's system are not limited to their minor league affiliates. When discussions about future GMs start up around the league, A's Assistant GM David Forst is often one of the first names mentioned. We spoke to Forst on Thursday about the changes that the organization made this off-season, the draft, the new additions to the club, Carlos Gonzalez's ETA and more…
April 17, 2008
Left-hander Greg Smith made his major league debut at Toronto on Wednesday, and after a shaky first inning that featured a defensive mistake by rookie first baseman Daric Barton, Smith cruised most of the rest of the way. He allowed only two hits in six innings, though he walked five. He also struck out five.
April 10, 2008