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We take a look at those players inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1019837-oakland-a-s-2010-minor-league-free-agents 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/1019837-oakland-a-s-2010-minor-league-free-agents Mon, 08 Nov 2010 19:53:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: First Half Stars With the first half of the 2010 minor league schedule in the books, we take a moment to acknowledge the Oakland A's minor league prospects who put up impressive numbers during the first half of the season. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/979691-oakland-a-s-mln-first-half-stars 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/979691-oakland-a-s-mln-first-half-stars Thu, 24 Jun 2010 04:27:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: Affiliate Status Report It has been a struggle of late for the Oakland A's four full-season affiliates, as none of the four teams currently has a winning record. We have a progress report for some of the notable performers from each team inside. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/965707-oakland-a-s-mln-affiliate-status-report 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/965707-oakland-a-s-mln-affiliate-status-report Mon, 26 Apr 2010 07:12:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Valdez Erupts In Midland Win Hot News for IF Alexander Valdez http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/963854-valdez-erupts-in-midland-win 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/963854-valdez-erupts-in-midland-win Tue, 20 Apr 2010 05:56:43 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Oakland A's MLN: Off To A Winning Start It took an April snowstorm in Wisconsin to prevent the Oakland A's affiliates from making a clean sweep of wins on Minor League Baseball's Opening Day. The three A's affiliates in action on Thursday met with success. We have the details in this latest edition of the Oakland A's Minor League Notebook... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/960832-oakland-a-s-mln-off-to-a-winning-start 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/960832-oakland-a-s-mln-off-to-a-winning-start Fri, 09 Apr 2010 05:51:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's Top Prospects: Beyond The Top-50 The Oakland A's system has made big improvements over the past few years both in terms of the quality of the prospects in the A's system and the quantity of players with a chance to make the big leagues. Choosing only 50 players for our top prospect list was a tall order, as we considered more than 80 players for our list. Inside are the players who just missed the cut... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/935892-oakland-a-s-top-prospects-beyond-the-top-50 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/935892-oakland-a-s-top-prospects-beyond-the-top-50 Thu, 07 Jan 2010 23:34:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: Winter Update And Releases The winter league seasons are heading into the post-season. We have updates on some of the Oakland A's farmhands actively participating in winter baseball, as well as news on two farmhands released from the A's system inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/932730-oakland-a-s-mln-winter-update-and-releases 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/932730-oakland-a-s-mln-winter-update-and-releases Mon, 28 Dec 2009 21:30:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: Winter And Fall League Notes We have news on Oakland A's prospects participating in winter and fall league ball and more inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/915836-oakland-a-s-mln-winter-and-fall-league-notes 2047 Staff Reports http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/915836-oakland-a-s-mln-winter-and-fall-league-notes Tue, 03 Nov 2009 18:35:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's 2009 Minor League Free Agents Friday marks the start of the minor league free agency period. Players who have been playing baseball professionally for six years or who were playing under one-year minor league contracts are eligible to file for free agency. We have the official list of the Oakland A's minor league free agents inside… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/909890-oakland-a-s-2009-minor-league-free-agents 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/909890-oakland-a-s-2009-minor-league-free-agents Fri, 16 Oct 2009 17:39:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: Sulentic Tees Off The Midland Rockhounds fell just short of their goal of a first-half division title, but they got their second-half off to a fast start with a big win over Frisco. We have the details of Wednesday's action in the Oakland A's system and some roster moves inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/875026-oakland-a-s-mln-sulentic-tees-off 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/875026-oakland-a-s-mln-sulentic-tees-off Thu, 25 Jun 2009 15:57:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout A's Claim Lefty; Move Ellis To 60-Day DL Without a lefty in their bullpen since Jerry Blevins was sent back to Triple-A Sacramento, the Oakland A's claimed left-handed specialist Craig Breslow off of waivers from the Minnesota Twins. We have the details of this move and a few minor league moves inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/866400-a-s-claim-lefty-move-ellis-to-60-day-dl 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/866400-a-s-claim-lefty-move-ellis-to-60-day-dl Wed, 20 May 2009 18:55:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: Who's Hot? There are a number of players working on hot streaks both at the plate and on the mound in the Oakland A's system. We take a look at some of those players inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/865809-oakland-a-s-mln-who-s-hot 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/865809-oakland-a-s-mln-who-s-hot Mon, 18 May 2009 14:00:00 GMT 0 304 Oakland athletics Scout Stockton Ports Notebook: Ports Improving After defeating Inland Empire on Thursday afternoon, the Stockton Ports have come away with two straight series wins. The Ports earned their 11th win of the season on Thursday. We take a closer look at the Ports inside… http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/865251-stockton-ports-notebook-ports-improving 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/865251-stockton-ports-notebook-ports-improving Fri, 15 May 2009 17:24:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Comeback Kids The Oakland A's minor league system made great improvements in 2008 thanks to the addition of new talent and the improvements of some of the team's incumbent prospects. However, there were some prospects who had more forgettable 2008 seasons. Inside, we profile 10 prospects who will be looking to redeem themselves in 2009, and make a push towards the big leagues. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/835689-comeback-kids 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/835689-comeback-kids Mon, 02 Feb 2009 18:37:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Looking Beyond The Top-50 The Oakland A's system has made big improvements over the past year both in terms of the quality of the prospects in the A's system and the quantity of players with a chance to make the big leagues. Choosing only 50 players for our top prospect list was a tall order, as we considered more than 70 players for our list. Inside are the players who just missed the cut... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/821634-looking-beyond-the-top-50 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/821634-looking-beyond-the-top-50 Mon, 15 Dec 2008 19:15:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: International Notebook The Oakland A's made a commitment to increase their international presence this season and that progress has continued over the past few weeks with three more international signings. We detail those signings, as well as the progress of Arnold Leon in Mexico, Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill with Team USA, and more... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/775149-oakland-a-s-mln-international-notebook 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/775149-oakland-a-s-mln-international-notebook Mon, 04 Aug 2008 05:42:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Breakout Candidate: Alexander Valdez, IF After a rough first half, the 2007 Kane County Cougars made a second-half push for a playoff spot, coming up just short. One of the keys to the Cougars' second-half resurgence was the offensive performance of Alexander Valdez, who was one of the Midwest League's top hitters down-the-stretch. Is Valdez primed to parlay his strong finish into a breakthrough 2008 campaign? We take a look inside. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/728756-breakout-candidate-alexander-valdez-if 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/728756-breakout-candidate-alexander-valdez-if Wed, 13 Feb 2008 06:26:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Alexander Valdez Scout August's Best Performances: A's MiLB Hitters The minor league regular season is finally in the books. A number of A's minor leaguers had strong finishes to their seasons. We take a look at the top offensive performances in the A's system during the month of August. http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/675991-august-s-best-performances-a-s-milb-hitters 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/675991-august-s-best-performances-a-s-milb-hitters Wed, 05 Sep 2007 07:14:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout Oakland A's MLN: River Cats Move Closer The Oakland A's minor league system had a strong day on Tuesday, winning five out of six games. We have the details on the playoff pushes for the River Cats, Rockhounds and the Cougars, as well as the rest of the day's action inside... http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/673283-oakland-a-s-mln-river-cats-move-closer 2047 Melissa Lockard http://www.scout.com/mlb/athletics/story/673283-oakland-a-s-mln-river-cats-move-closer Wed, 29 Aug 2007 07:58:00 GMT 1 304 Oakland athletics Scout