- Callis, Mayo, and Rosenbaum: Every club’s 2020 farm system, ranked
- Webek: A.J. Puk a ‘long shot’ to begin season in Oakland A’s rotation ($)
- Johnson: Verlander could miss Astros-A’s series with mild lat strain
- Kawahara: A’s Frankie Montas quick-pitches in brief outing in win over Brewers ($)
- Seidman: Check out what Phillies will wear vs. Athletics for retro series
AN Community Prospect List:
Congrats to Alex for finishing up the 2020 CPL!!!
- Hall: Oakland A’s 2020 Community Prospect List #26: Rounding out the Top 30
- Hall: Oakland A’s prospect watch: Looking back at the 2019 Community Prospect List
Here’s a smattering of prospect reviews from this year’s efforts...
- Hall:#4 Daulton Jefferies leaps back into spotlight
- Hall: #11 Austin Beck still figuring out his promising tools
- Hall: #16 Luis Barrera keeps hitting in upper minors
- Hall: #22 Hogan Harris starts pro career strong
Full listing of CPL posts available here...
- Fawkes: Astros RHP Justin Verlander has lat strain, unlikely to be ready for Opening Day
- Adler: Conforto gets MRI, headed to NY
- Baer: NBA and MLB join NHL in closing locker rooms to media amid coronavirus fears
Baseball Interest Stories:
- Sussman: Ranking the 10 Most Unbelievable Myths/Legends in MLB History
- Quattrociocchi: Wilmer Font Could Be A Key Part Of The 2020 Blue Jays’ Bullpen
- Biertempfel: Pirates mull contract extensions, criticism mounts over payroll ($$$)
- 1951 - FBI director J. Edgar Hoover announces that he has turned down an offer to become Commissioner of baseball. The governor of California, Earl Warren, had previously rejected an offer to become baseball’s leader.
- 1995 - Michael Jordan announces that he is leaving the Chicago White Sox organization and will return to the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association. Jordan struggled in his one season of minor league baseball.
Best of YouTube:
Mike Oz talks baseball memories with Dave Stewart...
The internet is gloriously weird sometimes...
Did you miss Friday’s A’s-Doyers game? Whole contest is up on YouTube, so that’s nifty...