Speedy Kevin Merrell Sharpens His Leadoff Skills
Merrell can fly and doesn't hit for much power, so Oakland will develop the shortstop as a table-setter.
Jesus Luzardo Earns A's Both On And Off Field
Jesus Luzardo comes to the aid of those affected by the mass shooting at Florida's Douglas High, his alma matter.
Dustin Fowler Adjusts To Life As Leadoff Batter
The A's expect Dustin Fowler to be a big part of their future, but first he must learn to bat leadoff.
Lazaro Armenteros Shows Impressive Work Ethic
Teenager Lazaro Armenteros worked all winter to improve his only weakness.
Move To Bullpen Revitalizes Raul Alcantara's Career
Moving to the bullpen at Triple-A put Raul Alcantara back on a track to the majors.
B.J. Boyd Embraces New Hitting Approach
Athletics OF B.J. Boyd changed his swing and outlook in 2017.
Athletics Spy Leadoff Potential In Nick Allen
The Athletics love shortstop Nick Allen's defensive fluidity and potential leadoff bat.
A.J. Puk Makes Rapid Improvement
Casey Tefertiller chooses postseason award winners for Athletics prospects.
Greg Deichmann Makes A Strong Impression
The Athletics could not be more pleased with second-rounder Greg Deichmann.
Versatility Enhances Sheldon Neuse's Value
The versatile Sheldon Neuse could be the quintessential Athletics prospect.