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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,'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
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

Surprising A's have pitching reinforcements

Several of team's top hurlers standing out in system on the rise
August 22, 2018

The only thing that may be more surprising than what the Oakland A's are doing at the Major League level -- battling for a playoff spot atop the American League West -- is what the organization has going on in the Minors.A farm system that garnered minimal attention heading into

A's Jefferies to have Tommy John surgery

Injury woes continue to plague Oakland's No. 8 prospect
April 21, 2017

Daulton Jefferies slipped out of the first round of the 2016 Draft due to a shoulder injury that cost him a sizeable chunk of his final season at California.A year later, he's headed to the shelf for the rest of his first full professional campaign.The Athletics No. 8 prospect will