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Soderstrom leads next wave of talent to Oakland

Breakout campaigns at all levels give system a solid foundation
December 14, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. After failing to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2017, the

State of the System: Oakland A’s

Puk, Puason help strike balance as club looks to remain contenders
December 18, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. So much was different during the 60-game

Prospects in the Athletics' 2020 player pool

Talented Oakland system ready to fill the gaps when needed
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July 3, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Bolt goes yard again to give Aviators edge

A's No. 16 prospect homers in third consecutive playoff game
September 7, 2019

Every postseason team needs a hero. Skye Bolt is hammering his way into that role for Las Vegas.The A's No. 16 prospect bashed his third homer in as many games on Friday, propelling the Aviators to an 11-4 victory over the Sacramento and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Pacific Coast

Lefty Luzardo headlines A's All-Stars

Southpaw climbed to Minor Leagues' highest level at age 20
November 28, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The American League West was full of storylines going into 2018. The Astros were coming

Dalbec breaks out big bat for Mesa

No. 6 Red Sox prospect belts first AFL homer, plates four runs
October 18, 2018

It might be the fall, but there's no sign Bobby Dalbec's bat is going to cool off any time soon. The sixth-ranked Boston prospect homered and drove in four runs as part of a three-hit effort to lead Mesa in an 18-2 thumping of Surprise at Surprise Stadium. Dalbec has seven

Bolt caps breakout year with AFL stint

A's No. 30 prospect looks to maintain consistency with Solar Sox
October 12, 2018

Skye Bolt has heard the word in connection with his baseball career so often, he sometimes knows it's coming before anybody even says it.Enigma."I've run into that word a time … or 12," he said with a laugh. "It's a cliché. … It's something that motivates you and something that

MiLB announces August Players of the Month

13 of the 16 league honorees are 23 years old or younger
September 6, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 16 leagues for the month of August. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Yankees) right-hander Michael King went 3-0 with

Gorman leads Player of the Week honorees

No. 3 Cardinals prospect batted .522/.560/1.043 for Johnson City
August 6, 2018

Barely old enough to vote, Nolan Gorman is making himself a household name in Minor League circles. Just six weeks into his professional career, the 19th overall pick has been selected as the Appalachian League Offensive Player of the Week for July 30 through Aug. 5 after going 12-for-23 with

Bolt strikes perfectly for Ports at plate

A's outfield prospect garners career highs with five hits, six RBIs
September 1, 2017

Ballplayers often say hitting is contagious. Whatever got into Class A Advanced Stockton on Thursday night was likely brought to them by Skye Bolt."You see the guy in front of you drive a baseball well, that gives you confidence that you're going to get something to hit and that you