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Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Drew Bailey

Bailey has 21 K's in 22.2 innings.

TROY, NY - The first time the Oakland A's called the name "Andrew Bailey" on draft day, it brought great returns for the organization. The A's are hoping to catch lightening in a bottle a second time with another Andrew Bailey, who was selected in the 35th round of last year's draft by Oakland. The younger Bailey shares some characteristics with his more famous namesake.

Like the current Oakland A's closer, Vermont Lake Monsters' right-hander Andrew Bailey (who answers to Drew) is a hard-throwing right-hander who played his collegiate ball at a small college not known for its baseball program. For the A's Bailey, it was Wagner College in Staten Island, New York; for Vermont's Bailey, it was Concord University in West Virginia. Andrew Bailey's selection in the... Recommended Stories

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