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A's Prospect Interview: Matt Sulentic

Matt Sulentic is a name already on the rise at the lower levels of the A's farm system. After being drafted out of high school with the organization's third-round pick last June, the outfielder blistered Northwest League pitching to the tune of a .354 average and .409 on-base percentage in 38 games.

The 18-year-old was drafted from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas, and reported to short-season, Class-A Vancouver later that month. The early portion of his young career took off in a hurry, with Sulentic recording hitting streaks of nine and seven games with the Canadians. Promoted to Class Mid-A Kane County during the first week in August, Sulentic has gone 5-for-19 with a double and...

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