The midway point of the minor league season always brings with it a significant amount of roster…
Oakland A's MLN: Ports, RockHounds Hot
Olson Powers Ports The Stockton Ports are 4-0 since the end of the All-Star break and Matt Olson has a lot to do with the Ports' recent success. Olson homered twice on Thursday and twice again on Sunday and he now leads the California League with 19 homeruns in just 72 games. Olson got off to somewhat of a slow start this season, batting only .214/.342/.408 with five homers in April. However, he hit .250/.400/.519 with eight homers in May and he is batting .291/.473/.691 with six homers in just 17 games thus far in June. Overall, Olson has a .245/.396/.513 line. He leads the California League in homers and walks (63). He has cut his K-rate from 23.9% in April to 18.4% since. Olson isn't the only Ports' hitter off to a good start in the second-half. Outfielder Billy McKinney has nine RBIs in the four games since the break, and he has homered in each of the last two games. Infielder Ryon Healy nine hits in 20 at-bats over those four games, including three doubles. He is batting .32...
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