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Oakland A's Prospect Profile: Collin Cowgill

Cowgill starred for the Aces in 2011.

With David DeJesus and Josh Willingham already signed by other clubs and Coco Crisp expected to sign elsewhere, the Oakland A's will be looking at a whole new outfield in 2012. The newly acquired Collin Cowgill will be one of the players competing this spring for a chance at a starting role in the A's outfield. We take a closer look at the former D-Backs' prospect.

Name: Collin Cowgill Birthdate: 05/22/86 Height/Weight: 5'9''/185 pounds How Acquired: Traded along with Jarrod Parker and Ryan Cook for Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow on December 9, 2011. Originally drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth round in 2008 Background The A's have long been linked to Collin Cowgill, so it was no surprise when he was included in the package of players the...

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