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Post#101 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 4:59 pm

9. Ian Krol, lhp Born: May 9, 1991 • B-T: L-L • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 180
Drafted: HS-Naperville, Ill., 2009 (7th round) • Signed by: Kevin Mello
Background: Krol slipped to the seventh round in 2009 after being suspended from his high school team for being found in the presence of alcohol, violating the school's athletic code of conduct for the second time. The A's signed him for $925,000 and he excelled in a return to his home turf in 2010. While at Kane County, he lived at his home 30 minutes away and led the Midwest League in ERA (2.65) and baserunners per nine innings (9.4).

Scouting Report: Krol's fastball sits at 88-89 mph and tops out at 91, but he locates it well and complements it with two potential plus pitches. He spins a quality 11-to-5 curveball that's a swing-and-miss pitch when it's on. He has learned to trust his changeup, which he didn't need much in high school. He throws it with good arm speed and it comes in at 78-81 mph with some sinking and tailing action. Krol repeats his delivery well and has an advanced feel for pitching, helping his stuff play up.

The Future: Despite his big 2010, Krol's ceiling doesn't look any higher than that of a No. 3 or 4 starter as he lacks projection in his frame. He could move quickly through the minors for a high school pick, however, and will return to high Class A after finishing last season there at age 19.

2010 Club (Class) W L ERA G GS CG SV IP H HR BB SO AVG
Kane County (Lo A) 9 4 2.65 24 23 0 0 119 98 5 19 91 .223
Stockton (Hi A) 1 0 3.66 4 4 0 0 20 18 3 9 20 .247
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Post#102 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:00 pm

8. Yordy Cabrera, ss Born: Sept. 3, 1990 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 6-4 • Wt: 200
Drafted: HS—Lakeland, Fla., 2010 (2nd round) • Signed by: Trevor Schaffer
Background: The son of Tigers minor league manager Basilio Cabrera, Yordy moved to United States from the Dominican Republic when he was 14. The oldest high school player drafted in the 2010 draft class at nearly 20, he signed at the deadline for $1.25 million as the 60th overall pick. Though he was a well regarded pitching prospect who could fire mid-90s fastballs, he and the A's view him as an everyday player.

Scouting Report: Cabrera has a physical frame and produces excellent raw power. He has some lift in his swing, so he'll have to adjust to get down to the ball and hit it more on a line if he's going to succeed against good pitching. He's an average runner. He'll get a chance to start his career at shortstop, and though he has good hands and is athletic for his size, he may be too big to stay there. Wherever he plays on the diamond, he'll have plenty of arm strength. Oakland loves his attitude and work ethic.

The Future: If Cabrera's bat comes along, he'll have no trouble profiling as a third baseman if he can't stick at shortstop. His bat could be put to the test right away, as he's the most likely of the A's premium 2010 high school picks to start his first full pro season at their new low Class A Burlington affiliate.

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Post#103 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:02 pm

7. Aaron Shipman, of Born: Jan. 27, 1992 • B-T: L-L • Ht: 6-1 • Wt: 185
Drafted: HS-Quitman, Ga., 2010 (3rd round) • Signed by: Matt Ranson
Background: Shipman didn't get as much exposure as other top Georgia high school prospects because he never played for the Atlanta-based East Cobb juggernaut. He would have been the biggest recruit in Mercer baseball history, but his stock soared as the 2010 draft approached. The A's drafted him in the third round and signed him at the Aug. 16 deadline for $500,000. His father Robert played briefly in the minors and coached him in high school, and his brother Robert is a sophomore outfielder at Georgia.

Scouting Report: Shipman has the potential for four plus tools, with power his lone shortcoming. He has a short, slashing swing that produces consistent hard contact. He still has to learn to stay back better on pitches, but he has shown a nice aptitude for making adjustments. He could develop some power as he matures physically, but it's not going to be a focus of his game. Shipman has plus-plus speed and the chance to be an impact defender in center field, where he has above-average range and arm strength.

The Future: Shipman projects as a dynamic leadoff man and ballhawking center fielder. He'll need some time to develop though, and he'll likely begin his first full professional season in extended spring training before heading to Oakland's new short-season Vermont affiliate.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
AZL Athletics (R) .118 .118 .118 17 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 3
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Post#104 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:03 pm

6. Max Stassi, c Born: March 15, 1991 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 5-10 • Wt: 190
Drafted: HS—Yuba City, Calif., 2009 (4th round) • Signed by: Jermaine Clark
Background: Stassi set a fourth-round record (since broken by the Nationals' A.J. Cole) when he signed for $1.5 million in 2009. He has strong baseball bloodlines, as his great-great uncle Myril Hoag played for the Yankees in the 1930s, his father Jim played in the minors and was his high school coach and his older brother Brock is entering his senior season at Nevada.

Scouting Report: Stassi's swing is compact, and he has the bat speed and strength in his forearms and wrists to hit for at least average power. He shows the ability to work counts and use the middle the field, but also gets pull-happy and has trouble laying off high fastballs at times. Scouts worry about his open stance and how frequently he swings and misses. Nagging shoulder problems hampered his throwing in 2010, though Stassi did erase 34 percent of basestealers. He has soft hands and good agility behind the plate, and the A's praised how he took charge of the low Class A Kane County pitching staff as a teenager. He's a below-average runner.

The Future: Stassi has the tools to develop into a solid all-around catcher. After Oakland gave him instructional league off so he could recover from the long grind of the season, he'll report to high Class A in 2011 and should put up bigger numbers in the California League.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Kane County (Lo A) .229 .310 .380 411 54 94 21 1 13 51 45 141 3
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5. Jemile Weeks, 2b Born: Jan. 26, 1987 • B-T: B-R • Ht: 5-9 • Wt: 170
Drafted: Miami, 2008 (1st round) • Signed by: Trevor Schaffer
Background: Weeks (the 12th pick in 2008) and his brother Rickie (second in 2003) are the eighth pair of siblings to be drafted in the first round. Jemile has been unable to stay healthy as a pro, with repeated hip and leg injuries preventing him from playing a full season. Hip soreness knocked him out for two months during the 2010 regular season and again during the Texas League playoffs.

Scouting Report: When healthy, Weeks shows promising tools. He has a quick, explosive swing and can do damage from both sides of the plate. His strength and outstanding bat speed give him the capability to hit for more power than his body type would suggest. He's a good situational hitter who hangs in against tough pitches and rarely gets fooled. Weeks has above-average athleticism and speed, though the injuries have diminished his ability to steal bases. He's not the smoothest second baseman, but he has worked hard to improve his throwing and double-play pivot.

The Future: Weeks draws some Ray Durham comparisons and has the potential to be a top-of-the-order catalyst. The A's expect him to be ready for spring training and advance to Triple-A in 2011. If he can avoid the disabled list, he could make his big league debut by the end of the year.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Midland (AA) .267 .335 .403 273 43 73 14 7 3 33 28 37 11
AZL Athletics (R) .306 .432 .417 36 9 11 2 1 0 1 7 4 5
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Post#106 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:04 pm

4. Tyson Ross, rhp Born: April 22, 1987 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 6-5 • Wt: 215
Drafted: California, 2008 (2nd round) • Signed by: Jermaine Clark
Background: One of the biggest surprises of last spring, Ross made Oakland's Opening Day roster despite having made just nine starts above high Class A. He predictably had his struggles but wasn't overwhelmed in his trial by fire before being sent down in July. He was shut down in August with a sprained ligament in his elbow.

Scouting Report: Ross features two above-average pitches in his fastball and slider. The fastball usually sits in the low to mid-90s and touched 98 mph late in the season in Triple-A. He uses the sink on his heater to get plenty of groundouts. However, major league hitters exposed his inconsistent fastball command. Ross' 83-84 mph slider is the best in the system. He also throws a cutter with promise and a changeup that improved last season even though he didn't use it much as a big league reliever. The short stride and upright finish to his delivery lead to durability concerns, and he missed time with mild shoulder and biceps woes in his first two pro seasons.

The Future: The A's expect Ross to be ready for spring training, but scouts continue to worry about his health. He can reach his ceiling as a No. 2 starter if he can improve his command. He'll compete for Oakland's fifth-starter job in spring training.

2010 Club (Class) W L ERA G GS CG SV IP H HR BB SO AVG
Oakland 1 4 5.49 26 2 0 1 39 39 4 20 32 .271
Sacramento (AAA) 2 1 3.55 6 6 0 0 25 22 1 13 30 .253
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Post#107 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:05 pm

3. Michael Choice, of Born: Nov. 10, 1989 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 6-0 • Wt: 215
Drafted: Texas-Arlington, 2010 (1st round) • Signed by: Armann Brown
Background: After batting .413 as a sophomore, Choice hit .383 as a junior in 2010 to win the Southland Conference batting title. He also led NCAA Division I with 76 walks and set Texas-Arlington's career home run record with 34. He passed Hunter Pence as the highest-drafted player in school history when the A's took him 10th overall, and he signed for a slightly over-slot $2 million in late July.

Scouting Report: Choice generates plenty of leverage and bat speed, giving him raw power that rates a 70 on the 20-80 scouting scale. Oakland believes he can hit for a solid average as well, but his swing is unorthodox with a lot of moving parts. Scouts worry about his swing plane and believe he could be prone to high strikeout totals. Choice played center field in his pro debut and has enough speed to possibly stick there for the time being. He needs to clean up his routes on fly balls and probably will end up on a corner in the long run, with his arm strength fitting better in left field than right.

The Future: Choice's swing has worked thus far, so the A's aren't going to touch it yet. He could be in for a big offensive year as he heads to the hitter-friendly California League to start his first full season.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
AZL Athletics (R) .000 .222 .000 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
Vancouver (SS) .284 .388 .627 102 20 29 10 2 7 26 15 43 6
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Post#108 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:05 pm

2. Chris Carter, 1b/of Born: Dec. 18, 1986 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 6-5 • Wt: 230
Drafted: HS—Las Vegas, 2005 (15th round) • Signed by: George Kachigian/Joe Butler (White Sox)
Background: Carter was No. 1 on this list a year ago and the A's hoped he could make an impact by season's end. Unfortunately, his first impression was a 0-for-33 streak to begin his big league career. Before that, Carter had rallied from a slow start at Triple-A Sacramento to bat .319/.421/.637 in the second half.

Scouting Report: Carter's power always will be his carrying tool. His wrists are exceptionally strong and he has lightning-quick bat speed. He has a short, easy swing capable of hitting balls out of any park in any direction. His power comes with the tradeoff of strikeouts, and his inability to recognize breaking pitches was exploited regularly in 2010. He always has been willing to take his walks, but Oakland tinkered with his approach and emphasized selectivity, which led to him being too passive at times. Carter has below-average speed and range, which limits him to first base and left field. He has enough athleticism and arm strength to play passable defense in left, but first remains his most likely long-term option.

The Future: With Daric Barton at first base in Oakland, left field and DH are Carter's avenues to making a big league impact in 2011. The A's desperately need his power in their lineup.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Sacramento (AAA) .258 .365 .529 465 92 120 29 2 31 94 73 138 1
Oakland .186 .256 .329 70 8 13 1 0 3 7 7 21 1
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Post#109 » by TSC25 » Fri Dec 3, 2010 5:06 pm

1. Grant Green, ss Born: Sept. 27, 1987 • B-T: R-R • Ht: 6-3 • Wt: 180
Drafted: Southern California, 2009 (1st round) • Signed by: J.T. Stotts
Background: Green's profile as a prospect has taken a 180-degree turn since he came out of Canyon High in Anaheim in 2006. Scouts at the time praised his defensive ability at shortstop but questioned his bat, and he stayed on the board until the Padres took him in the 14th round. He opted to attend Southern California, where he became known as an offensive-minded player who might not stick at shortstop. He hit .390 as a sophomore and .374 as a junior, sandwiched around a .340 performance in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2008. Green ranked as the top prospect on the Cape and drew comparisons to former Long Beach State star Evan Longoria. A slow start and a disappointing home run total (four) in his junior season, combined with his asking price, caused him to slide slightly in the 2009 draft, but the Athletics still made him the 13th overall pick and the first shortstop taken. He signed at the Aug. 17 deadline for $2.75 million. He played five games at high Class A Stockton in August 2009 and returned there last season, ranking second in the California League in hits (174) and fifth in slugging percentage (.520). He delivered an RBI single in the Futures Game in his hometown, and joined Double-A Midland for its playoff run, going 3-for-22 with two homers.

Scouting Report: His brief look at Double-A notwithstanding, Green's bat has rarely slowed down since he was a college freshman. He has a smooth stroke with outstanding wrist actions. His swing is geared to use the opposite field and he stays inside the ball extremely well, driving balls to right-center field. The A's have worked with him to pull balls with more authority, and he has at least average power that could improve as he learns to incorporate his legs more in his swing. His strikeout totals were a bit high last year, but he still received praise for his feel for hitting and ability to get the barrel through the zone. As he moves up, he'll need to take more pitches and chase fewer out of the strike zone. There are more questions about his defensive future. Tall and lanky, he has average speed but needs to improve his first-step quickness, though his intelligence as a defender and feel for getting in the right positions help compensate. He struggles at times making routine plays and led Cal League shortstops in errors by a fairly wide margin, committing 37 while no one else had more than 27. His range and arm strength are fringy for the position, and even with a quick release he has difficulty getting carry on his throws and making them from deep in the hole. The A's hope his arm can be solid-average with the right footwork. If he has to change positions, he probably has to go to second base because he wouldn't have the arm strength for third base either.

The Future: Green's bat would have the most value at shortstop, and the A's will certainly give him every chance to stay there. Regardless of where he plays, his bat is what will get him to the major leagues. After getting a taste of Double-A in September, he'll return there to open 2011 and should be on track to get to the majors sometime the following year.

2010 Club (Class) AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Stockton (Hi A) .318 .363 .520 548 107 174 39 6 20 87 38 117 9
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Post#110 » by TSC25 » Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:46 pm

Oakland Athletics Fifth Round pick: Steve Parker (3B, Brigham Young)Posted in June 10th, 2009 by Jeremy in 2009, Baseball News, Draft, Newswire, Oakland Athletics After a very successful three-year stint at Brigham Young University, Steve Parker has been drafted by the Oakland A’s in the 5th round.

Parker hit above .340 in all three of his years, where he has combined to hit 25 HR and 114 RBI. Parker hit .361 this year with 13 doubles, 4 triples and 9 HR.

He was first-team All-Mountain West Conference, was the Conference’s player of the week earlier this year, and was Co-Freshman of the Year for the MWC in 2007.

He stole 6 bags, so he has some speed, and walked 39 times, while striking out 46.

Originally from San Diego, he is another Californian-born draftee, the A’s third in four picks, and has been out of playoff contention for almost a month, so he is probably eager to sign, if that’s what he’ll do.

I like this pick, because he’s a 3B with power, a bit of speed mixed in, and it looks like a great bat. Although he had 16 errors, which could be a concern, working with fielding instructor Juan Navarette could improve that, and you can’t overlook his bat, bottom line.

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Post#111 » by HMFFL » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:27 am

We signed our 18th pick Sonny Gray. He is short, but apparently has a fast ball that's between 94-96mph.
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Post#112 » by TSC25 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:19 am

A's aggressive international spending, 3B Renato Nunez has been showing off the big bat that earned him $2.2 million from Oakland in 2010. The 18-year-old hit three home runs in a six-game span in the Rookie-level Arizona League and finished the week hitting .435/.458/1.087 (10-for-23) with four doubles and a triple . . . Further up the A's system, CF Michael Choice is riding a 15-game hitting streak for Double-A Midland. Fresh off his Futures Game appearance, the 22-year-old Choice hit .500/.533/.962 (13-for-26) with three homers and three doubles, improving his season line to .285/.354/.424 with 10 homers . .
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Post#113 » by TSC25 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:20 am

DAN STRAILY, RHP
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Team: Triple-A Sacramento (Athletics)
Age: 23.
Why He's Here: 0-1, 1.20, 2 GS, 15 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 21 Ks.
The Scoop: Has anyone had a better 2012 season than Dan Straily? Sure, Mike Trout is making a case to be the Rookie of the Year and the MVP in the same season, but we expected great things from him. Straily has gone from being viewed as an organization arm to being one of the better pitching prospects in the minors. His assignment to Double-A Midland was an encouraging sign when the season began, and now he looks primed for a callup to the big leagues.

This doesn't look like a fluke. Straily improved his conditioning during the offseason and saw it pay off in improved stuff. He now has plus stuff and he's putting together an amazing season. He leads the minors in strikeouts by 39, so the gap from him to second-place Tony Cingrani is the same as the gap from Cingrani to the 16 pitchers tied for 124th in the minors.

When we start looking at Minor League Player of the Year candidates, Oscar Taveras, Jurickson Profar and Wil Myers are at the top of the list, but Straily's name will have to be brought up as well.
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Post#114 » by Fola314 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:29 am

Straily has been amazing, idk how much longer they can justify not calling him up, though who would you sit of our 5 starters?

Our first round pick in the draft, Addison Russell, is raking so far in Rookie League.

.430 avg, .509 OBP, 1.230 OPS, 40 hits, 4 doubles, 4 triples, 5 HRs, 25 RBI, 9 SB, 14BB/20SO in 93 ABs.

Bad news is I read somewhere Michael Choice got injured and is done for the season. Just when he was starting to heat up.
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Post#115 » by TSC25 » Mon Dec 3, 2012 5:44 am

TOP TEN
PROSPECTS
1. Addison Russell, ss
2. Michael Choice, of
3. A.J. Cole, rhp
4. Brad Peacock, rhp
5. Sonny Gray, rhp
6. Dan Straily, rhp
7. Miles Head, 3b/1b
8. Grant Green, 2b/of
9. Daniel Robertson, ss/3b
10. Matt Olson, 1b
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TOOLS
Best Hitter for Average Addison Russell
Best Power Hitter Michael Choice
Best Strike Zone Discipline Conner Crumbliss
Fastest Baserunner B.J. Boyd
Best Athlete Addison Russell
Best Fastball Pedro Figueroa
Best Curveball Sonny Gray
Best Slider Dan Straily
Best Changeup Dan Straily
Best Control A.J. Cole
Best Defensive Catcher Max Stassi
Best Defensive Infielder Addison Russell
Best Infield Arm B.A. Vollmuth
Best Defensive OF Jermaine Mitchell
Best Outfield Arm Jeremy Barfield
PROJECTED 2016
LINEUP
Catcher Derek Norris
First Base Miles Head
Second Base Jemile Weeks
Third Base Daniel Robertson
Shortstop Addison Russell
Left Field Michael Choice
Center Field Chris Young
Right Field Josh Reddick
Designated Hitter Yoenis Cespedes
No. 1 Starter Jarrod Parker
No. 2 Starter Brett Anderson
No. 3 Starter A.J. Cole
No. 4 Starter Brad Peacock
No. 5 Starter Sonny Gray
Closer Ryan Cook
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Post#116 » by TSC25 » Mon Dec 3, 2012 5:45 am

The Athletics were supposed to be an afterthought in 2012. Instead, they won 94 regular-season games, their most in nine years, and authored a memorable season. Oakland surged in the second half, coming out of nowhere to shock the Rangers by winning the American League West on the last day of the regular season, then pushing the eventual AL champion Tigers to five games in the Division Series.

There was little reason to expect these results after the A's traded away their last three all-stars—Andrew Bailey, Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez—for prospects during the offseason. Their Opening Day payroll of $55.4 million ranked 29th among the 30 major league teams. It looked like general manager Billy Beane was hitting the reset button once again, and his team was just 37-42 and 13 games behind the Rangers at the end of June.

Instead of fading away, however, Oakland caught fire. It won 16 of its first 18 games in July and stayed hot, erasing a five-game deficit with nine to play and snatching the division title by sweeping Texas in the final series of the year. Justin Verlander put an end to the fairy tale, beating the A's twice in the ALDS, but that did little to dampen the glow of the season.

There may never have been a contender that relied on rookies as much as Oakland, which carried a record 12 on its ALDS roster. At times down the stretch, the A's went with an all-rookie rotation that included Jarrod Parker and Tommy Milone—key pieces obtained in the Cahill and Gonzalez trades—and homegrown products A.J. Griffin and Dan Straily. Derek Norris, another product of the Gonzalez deal with the Nationals, did most of the catching down the stretch.

Yet the best rookie was Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, who belted 23 homers and led the team in all three slash categories at .292/.356/.505. Oakland won a spirited competition to sign Cespedes in March with a four-year, $36 million contract.

While the A's were enjoying their first winning season and playoff appearance since 2006, their farm system also took on a much different look. Not only did several players graduate to the majors, but many new faces also came in via trades and the draft. Along with Milone and Norris, Oakland also acquired righthanders Brad Peacock and A.J. Cole from Washington for Gonzalez. They're two of the system's best prospects, as is corner infielder Miles Head, who was part of the Bailey trade with the Red Sox (as was non-rookie Josh Reddick, who slugged 32 homers in his first full season as a big leaguer).

In a departure from its "Moneyball" history of eschewing high school players, Oakland took prepsters with each of its three 2012 draft picks before the second round. The A's hadn't used their top choice on a high schooler since taking Cahill in the second round in 2006, and hadn't expended a first-rounder on one since selecting Jeremy Bonderman 26th overall in 2001.

Shortstop Addison Russell was the 11th overall pick and the highest-drafted A's prepster since Eric Chavez at No. 10 in 1996, and he already ranks as the organization's No. 1 prospect after hitting .369/.432/.594 and reaching low Class A in his pro debut. Shortstop/third baseman Daniel Roberston and first baseman Matt Olson, both supplemental first-rounders in June, are two of the system's most promising hitters.
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Post#117 » by FNQ » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:27 pm

Our top 20 prospects according to the A's site right now:

1) Addison Russell, SS, 19
2) Dan Straily, SP, 24
3) Michael Choice, OF, 23
4) Grant Green, 2B/SS/CF, 25
5) Matthew Olsen, 1B, 18
6) Sonny Gray, SP, 23
7) Daniel Robertson, 3B, 19
8) Renato Nunez, 3B, 18
9) Miles Head, 1B/3B, 21
10) Nolan Sanburn, SP, 21
11) Raul Alcantra, SP, 20
12) Michael Taylor, OF, 27
13) BJ Boyd, OF, 19
14) Vicmel de la Cruz, OF, 19
15) Bruce Maxwell, C, 22
16) Arnold Leon, SP, 24
17) Beau Taylor, C, 23
18) Drew Granier, SP, 24
19) Blake Hasslebrock, SP, 23
20) Jefry Marte, 3B, 21


For the next year, I expect we'll see Straily, Taylor, and Granier at the next MLB level. But we do have a pretty solid farm squad for a team that dealt some prospects this offseason.
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Post#118 » by TSC25 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:02 pm

I agree with Straily,he should replace Colon for next year,as for Taylor I see him being traded. Choice,and Green should have a great chance of makin the team next season,with Sizemore being gone and Chris Young. Miles Head should get a long look in 2014 spring as a DH/1B/3B also.
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Post#119 » by FNQ » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:57 pm

As of April 14th, we've seen Straily and Taylor.... cmon Grainer!

I'm really not juiced on Colon being here. I dont think he's currently better than Straily, and I'd prefer to see Colon in a middle relief role over a starting role
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