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Q&A With A's 2nd Round Pick Grant Desme

Grant Desme went 90th overall.

Recently, the Oakland A's have had success drafting and developing OFs. In 2002, the A's drafted Nick Swisher, and he was in the majors by 2004. In 2005, the A's took Travis Buck, and he was in the majors by 2007. This year, the A's selected two OFs in the second round who have a chance to move quickly through the minors. One of those OFs, Grant Desme, is eager to sign and get his career started.

Name: Grant Desme School/Year: Cal-Poly/ Junior Position: OF Bats: Both Round Selected: Second Short Bio: Desme began his collegiate career at San Diego State, playing under Tony Gwynn. He earned the Big West Conference's Triple Crown this season despite breaking his wrist towards the end of the season. He had double-digit homeruns and stolen bases for the Mustangs. Desme is the fourth highest...

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