During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. Now that we have passed the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. We take a look at the progress of prospects 30-21 from our off-season list.
July 11, 2011
The Oakland A's full-season minor league affiliates are off to strong starts, and they figure only to get better, as several talented players currently at extended spring training could join those clubs in the coming months. We have updates on Michael Taylor, Sean Doolittle, Brad Kilby, Ben Hornbeck, Brett Hunter, Scott Hodsdon, Andrew Carignan, Matt Thomson, Ryan Ortiz and James Simmons inside.
April 27, 2011
Matt Thomson, the Oakland A's 12th round pick in 2010, was one of the breakout stars of the last year's draft class for Oakland. The A's are hopeful he can build on that debut in 2011, but his season will start late, as he is rehabbing an injury. We have details on Thomson, as well as updates on Brad Kilby and James Simmons.
March 23, 2011
At the start of 2010, one of the perceived strengths of the Oakland A's roster was the team's bullpen depth. Injuries devastated that depth by season's end, however. One of those injuries was to lefty Brad Kilby, who suffered a shoulder injury and didn't pitch after May 26. Feeling good after surgery and an off-season of rehab, Kilby is ready to claw his way back up to the big leagues in 2011.
February 14, 2011
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, we will profile our top-50 prospect list in groups of five. Today, we continue the series with a review of prospects 30-26.
February 1, 2011
The deadline for protecting prospects from the 2010 Rule 5 draft is quickly approaching. The Oakland A's have had a whirlwind of activity impacting the 40-man roster this off-season, but the A's will undoubtedly be adding players to the roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft in December. We take a look at the players who could be added to the A's roster or impacted by the Rule 5 draft inside
November 18, 2010
During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. Now that we have passed the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. In the fourth in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 30-21 from our off-season list.
July 14, 2010