Since his selection in the ninth round of the 2001 draft, Casey Myers has been a part of the Oakland…
Oakland A's Q&A: Todd Steverson, Part One
OaklandClubhouse: I know you recently spent some time with the Arizona Rookie League club and I was interested in your thoughts on some of the 2012 draft class and the guys who recently came over from the Dominican Academy. Starting off, what do you think Matt Olson has done well this season and what do you expect him to be working on in Instructs and beyond? Todd Steverson: Matt is an above-average high school talent, in my opinion. He came into pro ball and didn't really miss a beat. He started off really good. Obviously he possesses some tremendous power in his bat. The guy has good hands over at first base also. He is not a bad defender at all. For an 18-year-old, he carries himself well. In terms of what he is going to be working on, just getting acclimated with the professional game over these past few months. On his swing, there's not a whole lot wrong with his swing at all. Most of what we like our young kids to understand is how their bodies work within their swings. His...
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