Tag Archives: Oakland Athletics

Scouting Report: Miles Head (3B)

BLUF: Potential middle-of-the-order hitter with average and power. The Player: Miles Head (3B, Oakland Athletics) – Head joined the A’s after arriving as a piece in the trade that shipped Andrew Bailey to Boston. After improving with a .338/.409/.612 line … Continue reading

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2013 Oakland Athletics Top 15 Prospects

The A’s had plenty of contributions from young players in 2012, including Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson, AJ Griffin, Jarrod Parker and more. That was a testament to a strong minor league system that took a hit with the graduation of … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Athletics 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Oakland Athletics 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/30/11) My biggest gripe with a look back at last year’s A’s rankings is that there were some quality big-league contributors that I left off the list. That’s not to say that player like … Continue reading

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The Lineup: 1/27/13

We will pick up where we left off last week, buttoning up the Yankees portion of the off-season with a scouting report on second baseman Angelo Gumbs. I’ll crank out the A’s and Phillies prospect lists and will take requests … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Make or Break Prospects

This will be the last of my three mid-season accountability checks where I look back to see how I’m doing with some of the thoughts I offered at the start of the minor league season. After identifying breakout prospects in … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League West

Los Angeles Angels When you go out and sign CJ Wilson and Albert Pujols during the offseason, you probably aren’t going to have very many early picks in the draft. That was the case with the Angels this year as … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jarrod Parker (RHP)

BLUF: Potential for two plus-plus pitches and well-rounded game could make him a number two starter. The Player: Jarrod Parker (RHP, Oakland Athletics) – First round pick of the Diamondbacks in 2007. Consistently rated as one of the top pitching … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League West

An early look at prospects to watch in 2012 continues with a tour through the American League West. Tuesday’s breakdown of potential impact prospects from the National League West can be found here. The Los Angeles Angels made tons of … Continue reading

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Ranking Regrets: American League

Part of my mission here at BPN is to not only provide detailed scouting data on prospects, but to also be honest and transparent in that effort. In my history of scouting, analyzing and ranking prospects, there has never been … Continue reading

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2012 BPN Farm System Rankings

To close the prospect ranking season I offer my farm system or organizational rankings. These rankings consider the amount of high impact talent, depth of potential Major League talent, risk versus certainty and a host of other tidbits. These rankings … Continue reading

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