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Oakland A's Instructs Q&A: Gil Patterson, P1

Fautino has suffered another set-back.

The Oakland A's 2009 Instructional League camp is in its final two weeks. On Monday, we caught-up with A's minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson to discuss the pitchers who are participating in camp. Patterson gives us some rehab updates, as well as progress reports on the attempts at improvement by the pitchers participating in camp. This is Part One of a two-part interview...

For a list of the A's Instructional League roster, as of September 14, click here OaklandClubhouse: How are Instructs going? You are about halfway through right? Gil Patterson: Yep. We have Monday through Saturday this week and Monday through Saturday next week and that's it. It's been encouraging. When these guys start Instructional League, the first thing you want to say to them is ‘this is...

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