Jeremy Eierman Makes Strong First Impression
The Athletics were pleased with Eierman's pro debut after drafting the Missouri State shortstop with the 70th overall pick in 2018.
Failure Is Greatest Teacher For Skye Bolt
Bolt used a rough introduction to Double-A as a springboard to retool his swing. It paid off in a 40-man roster spot.
Bob Melvin Earns All A's, Wins Manager Of The Year
From platooning to bullpening, Bob Melvin is a leader for all the situations presented in Oakland.
Luis Barrera Turns Tools Into Skills
Six years into his pro career, Barrera's bat began showing signs of life to complement his strong running, fielding and throwing tools.
Lawrence Butler Shines At Instructs
A sixth-round pick out of high school this year, Butler gained confidence in the batter's box and in the outfield at instructional league.
Eli White's Calling Card Is Versatility
A former Clemson shortstop, White added second base, third base and center field to his portfolio at Double-A.
Jesus Luzardo Climbs To Precipice Of Majors
Plus makeup and stuff propelled Jesus Luzardo from high Class A to Triple-A in a breakout season.
Austin Beck Keeps Adjusting To Pro Ball
The 2017 first-rounder had never seen velocity in high school like he has in pro ball, but he just keeps improving with experience.
Sean Murphy Draws Attention For His Bat
The cannon-armed catcher has emerged as a dangerous hitter, helping him win the system's Best Player in our midseason update.
Feel For Hitting Elevates Tyler Ramirez
Ramirez showcased plus hitting ability as he climbed to Double-A, but his future position and power potential are not yet in focus.