Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Keith Lieppman

The Oakland A's 2012 minor league spring training camp is officially in the books. On Saturday, we caught-up with the A's incomparable farm director, Keith Lieppman, to get a sense of how camp went. In this wide-ranging interview, we cover prospects at all stages of development, including Michael Ynoa, Vicmal De La Cruz, Ian Krol, Jermaine Mitchell and many more...
April 1, 2012

A's 2012 MiLB Spring Training Photos, 1

PHOENIX - OaklandClubhouse was on-hand at the Oakland A's major league and minor league spring training camps in Phoenix this past weekend. Over the course of this week, we will be bringing you exclusive photos from A's minor league and big league camp. Inside is the first gallery, which comes from A's minor league camp at Papago Park.
March 20, 2012

Stockton Notebook: Sunk By San Jose

It has been an all-too-familiar theme for the Stockton Ports to be looking up at the San Jose Giants in the standings. That theme is continuing into 2011 after a month of May that saw the Giants beat up on the Oakland A's High-A affiliate.
June 1, 2011

Oakland A's 2010 Preliminary Instructs Roster

In the minor leagues, some of the most important player development work comes after the regular season ends. Every fall, teams host Instructional League camps for promising, but often inexperienced, prospects. In 2010, the Oakland A's will host 54 players at their annual Instructional League camp. We take a close look at those 54 players currently scheduled to attend inside...
August 24, 2010

Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Josh Lansford, P

It was a big off-season for the Oakland A's and the Lansford family. With Jared already in tow, the A's brought back former star Carney as a broadcaster with the team and signed Josh, Jared's older brother. The former Cubs' infield prospect converted to pitching just last year and he has struck-out 30 in 29 innings for the Low-A Kane County Cougars. David Malamut spoke to Lansford...
July 10, 2010

Cougars Thrilled With Wrigley Experience

CHICAGO - The routine seemed the same for the Kane County Cougars. Arrive at the ballpark hours before the game, get dressed in uniform and walk out to the field.
July 7, 2010

Gil Patterson On A's MILB Pitchers

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