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Profiling The A's MiLB Free Agent Class, P. 2

Kyler Newby spent most of his career with Arizona.

Minor league free agents rarely get much ink during the off-season, but they can sometimes make major impacts on the organizations that sign them. In 2012, the Oakland A's received a significant boost from their minor league free agent class. Thus far this off-season, the A's have signed 11 minor league free agents. In part two, Chris Biderman profiles the pitchers signed by the A's.

To view part one of this article, please click here. Right-hander Yeiper Castillo – a 24-year-old starter coming from the Red Sox – spent the 2012 season at both A-Levels while showing progression as he moved up to the Carolina League. With the Greenville Drive of the South Atlantic League, he compiled a 4.05 ERA and 4.24 FIP in 17 appearances, 11 of which were starts. At 6'3" and just 18...

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