Thursday Jul 24
Oakland's GM, Billy Beane is Better than Babe Ruth
Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima address the media during a press conference announcing Nakajima A few months ago, I published a quick piece arguing that Billy Beane will be enshrined in Cooperstown when all is said and done.
Salt Lake Bees: Top prospect Taylor Lindsey hits first Triple-A homer, but Bees fall to River Cats
At last week's media day, Taylor Lindsey said he felt no pressure about being regarded as one of the Angels' top minor league prospects.
Inside Bay Area
A's Hiroyuki Nakajima gets his shot in spring training
Highly touted Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima quietly reported to the A's minor league spring training complex at Papago Park Tuesday, but was immediately pressed into service as a game extra in major league camp due to an injury to top prospect Addison Russell.
A's Jed Lowrie ready for anything
Milessa Muchmore Lowrie worked for the U.S. State Department for several years. Because of her work as a diplomat, she was based in Toronto and Mexico City, where Lowrie joined her in the offseasons.
Jed Lowrie Solidifies A's Shortstop Position For 2014
Switch-hitting Jed Lowrie proved himself at the plate batting .290 with 45 doubles, two triples, 15 homers and 75 RBIs.