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Is Cure To What Ails A's In Triple-A?

Can Cardenas help the A's at third?

The Oakland A's hitting woes have been well documented. Through Thursday, the A's were second-to-last in the AL in runs scored, which has resulted in a 12-13 record, despite the fact that the A's pitching staff leads the AL in ERA. When a team slumps, fans often look to the minor leagues for solutions to the big club's problems. But are there any immediate fixes to the A's woes in Triple-A?

The Oakland A's offense has been less-than-impressive for the past three seasons, but rarely has the team looked as bad at the plate as it does right now. As a team, the A's currently have a slash line more fitting of a National League pitcher (.236/.305/.345) than a projected contender for the American League post-season. Those responsible for the A's offensive woes are not small in number...

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