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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

The Show Before the Show: Episode 284

A's prospect Deichmann previews potential 40-man addition
November 13, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show,'s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

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

Toolshed: Deichmann earning A's in Arizona

Overcoming injuries, No. 17 prospect turns into MVP candidate
October 25, 2019

Greg Deichmann had to take a moment to think -- and for good reason. The A's No. 17 prospect leads the Arizona Fall League with nine home runs through 20 games. No one else has hit more than four. Forty-five percent of his hits during his time with the Mesa

Deichmann provides power for Midland

No. 17 A's prospect homers twice, gives RockHounds 2-0 lead
September 5, 2019

Greg Deichmann and Double-A Midland have spent the last 11 days on the road, but he hasn't needed any home cooking to keep his end-of-year power surge going.The No. 17 Athletics prospect mashed two home runs and collected three RBIs to guide the RockHounds to a 4-1 victory over Amarillo

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 26

Kremer tacks on another Bowie gem; Dalbec clubs 32nd homer
August 27, 2018

Theme of the dayVarious degrees of Triple-A: Triple-A is meant to be the final proving ground for prospects before potentially making the jump to the Majors, and three prospects succeeded Sunday from different stages in their development. Dodgers top prospectAlex Verdugo, who is likely headed to Los Angeles when rosters expand