Oakland A’s MLN: A’s ‘07 1st Rounders Shining Premium Story

Simmons threw a gem for Midland on Wednesday.
Simmons threw a gem for Midland on Wednesday.
By Melissa Lockard
Senior Editor
Date: Apr 24, 2008

The Oakland A’s pick in the top-15 during the 2008 draft this June, the team’s highest draft position in more than 10 years. Despite the favorable draft position, the A’s may be hard pressed to have a more successful first round in 2008 than they did in 2007. It is early in the season, but the A’s 2007 first round picks James Simmons, Sean Doolittle and Corey Brown have all been stars thus far.

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