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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:07:07 GMT http://backend.userland.com/rss Scout.com > People > Ryan Sweeney Scout.com RSS Engine v1.1 (Server:CAMWEB03) 60 Cubs sign Sweeney to 2-year deal Hot News for OF Ryan Sweeney http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1334194-cubs-sign-sweeney-to-2-year-deal 2047 Mike Nester http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1334194-cubs-sign-sweeney-to-2-year-deal Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:21:12 GMT 0 260 Chi Cubs cubs Sweeney headed to DL Hot News for OF Ryan Sweeney http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1303992-sweeney-headed-to-dl 2047 Mike Nester http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1303992-sweeney-headed-to-dl Sun, 30 Jun 2013 17:26:16 GMT 0 260 Chi Cubs cubs Sweeney, Dolis head to Wrigley The Chicago Cubs called up OF Ryan Sweeney, pictured, and RHP Rafael Dolis on Monday. The sent Dave Sappelt to AAA Iowa and Cameron Loe was designated for assignment. http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1289711-sweeney-dolis-head-to-wrigley 2047 Mike Nester http://www.scout.com/mlb/cubs/story/1289711-sweeney-dolis-head-to-wrigley Mon, 06 May 2013 20:41:00 GMT 0 260 Chi Cubs cubs Scout Breaking Down The Bailey Trade Yesterday we examined the Andrew Bailey-to-Boston trade through the lens of its overall impact on the current direction of the Oakland A's franchise. Today, we take a closer look at the actual nuts-and-bolts of the deal, examining who the A's gave up and who they received in the transaction. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1143792-breaking-down-the-bailey-trade 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1143792-breaking-down-the-bailey-trade Fri, 30 Dec 2011 23:13:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Off-Season Q&A: Farhan Zaidi, P2 Our off-season conversation with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi continues with a discussion about the A's revamped outfield/DH situation and its implication on young players such as Chris Carter and Ryan Sweeney. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1042888-oakland-a-s-off-season-q-a-farhan-zaidi-p2 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1042888-oakland-a-s-off-season-q-a-farhan-zaidi-p2 Wed, 26 Jan 2011 15:06:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Zaidi Talks Holliday, Giambi And More... The Oakland A's have had a busy off-season, adding two potent bats to their tepid offense. We recently spoke to A's Baseball Operations Analyst Farhan Zaidi about the A's newest additions, the impact on the playing time of Travis Buck and Daric Barton, how the team feels about Ryan Sweeney out in center, the health of Eric Chavez and whether Barton could see time at third inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/830087-zaidi-talks-holliday-giambi-and-more 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/830087-zaidi-talks-holliday-giambi-and-more Wed, 14 Jan 2009 07:05:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Analysis: Impact Of Holliday And Giambi After a 2008 season that saw the Oakland A's pull up the rear in the American League in runs scored, the A's front office had a mission this off-season: improve the team's offense. Since the end of the season, the A's have done just that, adding veteran sluggers Matt Holliday and Jason Giambi. We take a look at the impact of these two acquisitions on the team and on the potential roster… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/828469-analysis-impact-of-holliday-and-giambi 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/828469-analysis-impact-of-holliday-and-giambi Thu, 08 Jan 2009 18:47:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Bob Geren At The Winter Meetings Oakland A's manager Bob Geren spoke with the media during the recently completed baseball winter meetings. Inside is a transcript of that interview. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/820648-bob-geren-at-the-winter-meetings 2047 Scout.com http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/820648-bob-geren-at-the-winter-meetings Fri, 12 Dec 2008 06:02:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout A's Post-Season Interview: Farhan Zaidi, P. 1 As the weather cools, the fun heats up for front offices around baseball. The Oakland A's front office is busy planning the moves that will set the tone for the 2009 season. We recently sat down with A's Baseball Operations Analyst Farhan Zaidi for an extensive interview about 2008 and plans for 2009. In part 1, we discuss Daric Barton, the possibility of the A's targeting free agents, and more... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/801184-a-s-post-season-interview-farhan-zaidi-p-1 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/801184-a-s-post-season-interview-farhan-zaidi-p-1 Wed, 15 Oct 2008 05:39:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout 2008 In Review: The Year Of The Trade, Part 1 If the 2008 season will be remembered for anything around Oakland, it will be for a series of deals that gutted the team's major league roster, but filled the organization's minor league system with a number of bright talents. In the first part of a two-part series, we look at the first three of six deals the A's made leading into and during the 2008 season… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/793533-2008-in-review-the-year-of-the-trade-part-1 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/793533-2008-in-review-the-year-of-the-trade-part-1 Tue, 23 Sep 2008 06:43:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Mid-Season Review: A's Prospects 11-20 During the off-season, we named our top-50 prospects in the Oakland A's system. Now that we have passed the midway point of the season, we thought it would be a good time to check the progress of those players. In the fourth in our series, we take a look at the progress of prospects 20-11 from our off-season list. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/777268-mid-season-review-a-s-prospects-11-20 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/777268-mid-season-review-a-s-prospects-11-20 Fri, 08 Aug 2008 21:26:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Front Office Q&A: David Forst The rising prospects in the Oakland A's system are not limited to their minor league affiliates. When discussions about future GMs start up around the league, A's Assistant GM David Forst is often one of the first names mentioned. We spoke to Forst on Thursday about the changes that the organization made this off-season, the draft, the new additions to the club, Carlos Gonzalez's ETA and more… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/747412-oakland-a-s-front-office-q-a-david-forst 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/747412-oakland-a-s-front-office-q-a-david-forst Fri, 18 Apr 2008 06:34:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout A's Still Pitching Well Despite Losses Oakland traded top starter Dan Haren over the winter, but the starting rotation shows little drop-off so far – through the first seven games of the season, none of the A's starters have allowed more than three runs. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/744364-a-s-still-pitching-well-despite-losses 2047 TheSportsXChange http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/744364-a-s-still-pitching-well-despite-losses Mon, 07 Apr 2008 19:57:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout A's Looking At Bright Future After a tumultuous off-season that saw the team trade four of their most popular veteran players, the Oakland A's entered Spring Training as a team in a state of transition. With a 15-6 Cactus League mark through Tuesday and strong spring play from its younger players, the A's are set to leave for Japan on Wednesday as a team with a bright future. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/738679-a-s-looking-at-bright-future 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/738679-a-s-looking-at-bright-future Tue, 18 Mar 2008 23:18:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout OaklandClubhouse Spring Photo Gallery, 2 PHOENIX -- For the weekend of March 15-16, the Oakland A's major league spring squad played and won three games. We have photos from the A's major league camp from Phoenix Municipal Stadium. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/738187-oaklandclubhouse-spring-photo-gallery-2 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/738187-oaklandclubhouse-spring-photo-gallery-2 Mon, 17 Mar 2008 07:39:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Farhan Zaidi, Part 1 This off-season was one of the busiest in recent memory for the Oakland A's. The early returns on the moves the A's made this off-season have been positive. With two weeks before Opening Day in Tokyo, we spoke to Oakland A's manager of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi about the team's new players and the outlook for the season. In Part 1, we discuss outfielders, infielders and the Japan trip… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/736454-oakland-a-s-spring-q-a-farhan-zaidi-part-1 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/736454-oakland-a-s-spring-q-a-farhan-zaidi-part-1 Tue, 11 Mar 2008 05:46:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: OFs The weather outside might still be frightful, but spring is just around the corner and that means only one thing: baseball! Every year, we preview the spring training roster battles that will take place during major league camp. While these battles may change based on a late move, most of these scenarios will still hold true. We continue our series with a look at the outfield battle. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/729723-oakland-a-s-spring-training-battles-ofs 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/729723-oakland-a-s-spring-training-battles-ofs Sun, 17 Feb 2008 18:39:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Top-50 Prospects - Take Three Earlier this off-season, we released Scout.com's Top-50 prospect list for the Oakland A's, counting down from prospect 50 to prospect one. We then revised the list in late December. Since that revised list was released, the A's have made some significant additions to their farm system. In light of those moves, we have revised the A's Top-50 prospect list again. Click inside for the new order... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/727471-oakland-a-s-top-50-prospects-take-three 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/727471-oakland-a-s-top-50-prospects-take-three Thu, 07 Feb 2008 20:55:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout McKamey Discusses A's Prospects In-Depth Last week, noted minor league expert Deric McKamey dropped by OaklandClubhouse.com to reveal his top-15 Oakland A's prospects. The author of the annual "Minor League Baseball Analyst" book has returned to answer readers' questions about why he ranked certain players in specific spots and about some of the A's prospects that didn't appear on his list. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/721214-mckamey-discusses-a-s-prospects-in-depth 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/721214-mckamey-discusses-a-s-prospects-in-depth Fri, 18 Jan 2008 17:14:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Prospect Profile: Ryan Sweeney Earlier this month, the Oakland A's sent outfielder and number three hitter Nick Swisher to the Chicago White Sox for a package of three prospects. OaklandClubhouse.com is taking a closer look at the three players that the A's acquired. We conclude with a profile of outfielder Ryan Sweeney. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/720442-oakland-a-s-prospect-profile-ryan-sweeney 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/720442-oakland-a-s-prospect-profile-ryan-sweeney Wed, 16 Jan 2008 06:41:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Notes: More Trades Coming? Billy Beane wasn't kidding when he said he was going to go "full bore" with the A's rebuilding scheme. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/718325-oakland-a-s-notes-more-trades-coming 2047 TheSportsXChange http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/718325-oakland-a-s-notes-more-trades-coming Wed, 09 Jan 2008 14:29:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Farhan Zaidi On Swisher Trade On Thursday, the Oakland A's made their second blockbuster trade of the off-season, sending OF Nick Swisher to the Chicago White Sox for minor league prospects Gio Gonzalez, Fautino De Los Santos and Ryan Sweeney. We caught-up with A's Baseball Operations Analyst Farhan Zaidi to find out how the A's agreed on this deal and the organization's assessment of the three players they got in return. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/717018-farhan-zaidi-on-swisher-trade 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/717018-farhan-zaidi-on-swisher-trade Fri, 04 Jan 2008 21:36:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout A's Trade Swisher To White Sox The Oakland A's continued their off-season rebuilding efforts by trading popular outfielder Nick Swisher to the Chicago White Sox for three prospects. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/716685-a-s-trade-swisher-to-white-sox 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/716685-a-s-trade-swisher-to-white-sox Thu, 03 Jan 2008 19:16:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics The A's win the West in 2006. Scout