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Q&A With A's 32nd Round Pick Bryan Collins

Collins appeared in 16 games for Vancouver.

Over the past few years, the Oakland A's have had success selecting relievers from the state of Missouri. Relief prospects Jeff Gray, Steven Sharpe and Mike Mitchell all pitched collegiately in the "Show Me State." The A's hope to have similar success with 2007 32nd round pick Bryan Collins, who attended Central Missouri. Jeremy Knight spoke with Collins before the end of the Vancouver season.

One of the more low-key pitchers on the Vancouver Canadians, 6'2, 205 pound Bryan Collins had a productive rookie campaign in the Northwest League. He picked up a win in his final game of the season leaving him with a record of 1-1 on the season, that goes along with a 6.59 ERA that he picked up in 27.1 innings. Collins averaged nearly a strikeout an inning, and gave up only one home run as a...

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