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Oakland A's Instructs Q&A: Scott Emerson

Scott Emerson oversaw the A's pitching corps.

Last week, the Oakland A's concluded their 2013 fall Instructional League camp. Much of the organization's top young talent participated in the camp. We spoke with the A's minor league pitching coordinator Scott 'Emo' Emerson about how the A's young arms fared during Instructs. Who reminded Emo of Andy Pettitte and which 18-year-old right-hander is a rising star?

OaklandClubhouse: How did the Instructional League program go this year? Scott Emerson: I thought it went great. It was a lot of fun and hopefully the guys had a lot of fun. I saw lots of improvement. OC: Were there primary things that you were emphasizing with all of the pitchers, or was it more of an individual program for each guy? SE: Well, we stressed to them that they needed to become...

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