On Sunday, we caught up with Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson, who was in Phoenix at the A's minor league complex running the pitchers' side of the mini-camp for the newly signed draft picks. We talked about A's minor league pitchers from those in extended spring training through Triple-A.
June 15, 2010
No news is good news, right? Not when it comes to players currently in Arizona for Extended Spring Training. Injuries and setbacks continue to plague a number of Oakland A's prospects. Kyla Hill recently spoke with Keith Lieppman, Director of Player Development, and he provided updates on some of the top prospects in Extended, including Michael Ynoa, Dusty Coleman, Mike Madsen, Chad Lee & more
May 15, 2010
After a long recovery from off-season hernia surgery, right-hander Henry Rodriguez is finally ready to make his 2009 regular season debut on the mound. We have the details of where he is headed, plus more news from extended spring training and around the Oakland A's system inside...
May 19, 2009
The Oakland A's minor league system made great improvements in 2008 thanks to the addition of new talent and the improvements of some of the team's incumbent prospects. However, there were some prospects who had more forgettable 2008 seasons. Inside, we profile 10 prospects who will be looking to redeem themselves in 2009, and make a push towards the big leagues.
February 2, 2009
The Oakland A's system has made big improvements over the past year both in terms of the quality of the prospects in the A's system and the quantity of players with a chance to make the big leagues. Choosing only 50 players for our top prospect list was a tall order, as we considered more than 70 players for our list. Inside are the players who just missed the cut...
December 15, 2008
Over the next several weeks, the Oakland A's will be making a number of adjustments to their 40-man roster, designating players for assignment to make room for prospects who have to be added to the team's 40-man roster to be protected from this December's Rule 5 draft. In advance of this activity, we preview the players who could be protected from the Rule 5 draft in the upcoming weeks.
September 24, 2008