Cardinals Return Rule 5 Pick Ben Jukich

Rule 5 left-hander could not make St. Louis' major league roster and trade could not be worked out with Cincinnati to keep him.
March 18, 2010

Surveying the Crops: Winter Edition

Senior Minor League writer Dustin Mattison looks back at the winter league seasons of some of the St. Louis Cardinals farmhands.
March 4, 2010

Cardinals Add Pair of Lefties in Rule 5 Draft

St. Louis selects left-handed pitchers Ben Jukich from Cincinnati and Matt Meyer from Cleveland and loses veteran Mike Parisi to the Cubs in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
December 10, 2009

Mid-Season Review: A's Prospects 21-30

During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. As we hit the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. In the first in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 21-30 from our off-season list.
July 13, 2007

Oakland A's MLN: Midland All-Stars; 13 Sign

The Midland Rockhounds will be strongly represented at the Texas League All-Star game on June 26. Find out which Rockhounds are heading to the mid-season classic, as well as the names of the 13 draft picks signed by the Oakland A's on Wednesday, which 2006 draft pick was traded and which major league veteran inked a minor league deal with Oakland this week...
June 13, 2007

Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Ben Jukich, SP

One of the biggest stories from the Oakland A's draft last season was the rapid rise of 13th round pick Ben Jukich. Jukich was selected from a small school, Dakota Wesleyan, at age 23. He quickly moved through short-season Vancouver and was promoted to Low-A Kane County, becoming one of the Cougars' top pitchers by the end of the season. We caught-up with Jukich on Saturday in Stockton.
June 11, 2007

Oakland A's MLN: Roster Moves Abound

The Oakland A's made a number of roster moves throughout their minor league system on Thursday. We have a run-down on all of those moves and details on some notable performances from Thursday's minor league action.
April 19, 2007

Oakland A's MLN: Pitchers Off To Hot Starts

The Oakland A's major league starting rotation is currently leading the American League in ERA. However, the A's big league starters aren't the only pitchers in the system off to good starts. We detail a number of A's minor league starters who have found early season success.
April 13, 2007