A's 2013 Farm Reports

Choice, Barfield, Peterson: Deconstructing the OFs

A detailed breakdown of promising and near-ready Oakland outfield prospects Michael Choice, Jeremy Barfield, and Shane Peterson, featuring several prospect videos.

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1974 A’s

Once more in '74. It started as a rallying cry for the season, but the Oakland A's delivered on the promise and became one of the best teams of all-time by winning their third consecutive championship.

Down On The Farm: A's Affiliates Winning Big!

The A's four affiliates were all big winners this week, going a combined 19-7 - and three of them recorded some really big wins. Sacramento scored 20 runs on Sunday, while last Monday, Stockton put up 16 and Midland notched 19!

What Can We Expect From Sonny Gray?

A detailed look at the present and future of top Oakland pitching prospect Sonny Gray.

Down On The Farm: Prospects Coming & Going

There have been an awful lot of comings and goings in the A’s system over the past week or so. Lefty Hideki Okajima's promotion to the A’s bullpen and perennial prospect Michael Taylor's return to the River Cats is just the tip of the iceberg.

Down On The Farm: Top Prospects On The Rise

Over the past week or two, some of the A's top prospects have really been on the rise. Choice and Gray have been coming into their own at Sacramento. And members of last year's draft class like Russell, Robertson and Olson have been heating up too.

Down On The Farm: Reviewing The 2012 Draft Class

With baseball's amateur draft just a month away, it's the perfect time to take a look back at last year's draft class. So we spoke with A's director of player personnel Billy Owens to get his take on where the A's top draft picks from 2012 stand.

Down On The Farm: Pitching's The Name Of The Game

Well, they say you live and die with your pitching! And the River Cats’ and RockHounds’ rotations – led by prospects like Dan Straily, Sonny Gray, Justin Thomas, Murphy Smith, Zach Neal and Sean Murphy - have been dominant of late.

Down On The Farm: Vets Impress While Kids Struggle

Some of the wily minor league vets have gotten off to a good start for the A's Triple-A affiliate Sacramento River Cats, while 2 of the A's top 3 draft picks from last year, Addison Russell and Matt Olson, are both hitting under .200 in A ball.

River Cats Pitch Less Poorly Than Aces

On a great Saturday evening, the Reno Aces came to Sacramento hoping to reclaim any of the dignity that they lost when the River Cats went up to Reno and scored 60 runs in just 4 games, including...

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Down On The Farm: A’s Minor League Hitting Heroes!

With a week and a half of minor league action now in the books, it looks like the hitters are out in front of the pitchers in the A’s system at this stage of the game. And nowhere is that more true than at Sacramento.

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