A's Claim Gimenez Off Waivers

On Friday, the Oakland A's announced that they had claimed Gilroy native Chris Gimenez off of waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays. UPDATE: The A's announced later in the day that LHP Pedro Figueroa has been released to make room for Gimenez on the roster.
December 20, 2013

A's Swap Blevins For Speedy Outfielder

With several players on their 40-man roster eligible for arbitration, the Oakland A's traded one of those players, left-hander Jerry Blevins, to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfield prospect Billy Burns. This is the second trade in three weeks between the A's and the Nationals and the seventh since 2010.
December 11, 2013

2013 In Review: Sacramento River Cats

The Sacramento River Cats just missed a spot in this year's Pacific Coast League post-season, but it was still a successful season for the Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate. We take a closer look at the River Cats' 2013 season in the last of our Year In Review series.
October 9, 2013

Oakland A's September Call-Up Speculation, P2

For every player in the upper-levels of the minor leagues, September represents a month of hope, as expanded big league rosters bring opportunities. Who will the Oakland A's call on in September? We take a look at the pitchers likely to be considered and weigh their odds of a promotion.
August 22, 2013

Can Figueroa Figure Into A's Plans?

WEST SACRAMENTO - Hard-throwing left-handers are a relatively rare commodity. The Oakland A's have one pitching in Triple-A Sacramento who could factor for the team down the stretch. Pedro Figueroa has had his ups-and-downs this season, but River Cats' pitching coach Rick Rodriguez believes Figueroa is on the right track.
July 11, 2013

Mid-Season Review: A's Prospects 20-11

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 next in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 20-11 from our off-season list.
July 11, 2013

Oakland A's Coaching Q&A: Scott Emerson, P.2

In part two of our conversation with Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Scott Emerson, we discuss Sonny Gray, Pedro Figueroa, Andrew Werner, Sean Murphy, Drew Granier, Nolan Sanburn and others.
May 3, 2013

2013 Sacramento River Cats Preview

With a talented roster, the Sacramento River Cats are once again poised for another post-season appearance. Chris Biderman previews the 2013 version of the Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate.
April 2, 2013