Scout Premium Content

An Expert's Take On The A's System

Has Green's stock fallen now that he's an OF?

The baseball Winter Meetings are next week and with several of their young players reportedly being dangled on the trade market, the Oakland A's figure to be the center of several rumors. Before the trades begin, we thought that it would be good to take a pulse on the state of the A's minor league system. We spoke with Scout's National Baseball Expert Frankie Piliere about several A's prospects.

For more from Frankie Piliere, visit ScoutingBaseball.com. OaklandClubhouse: Michael Choice's swing-and-miss tendencies have been discussed a lot, but he seemed to improve his contact rate considerably as the 2011 season went on and during the AFL. Do you think that his K-rate is going to be a long-term concern for him? Frankie Piliere: If he continues to look the type of prolific run producer...

OaklandClubhouse.com Recommended Stories


  • Notes on how the Oakland A's farmhands participating in winter and fall league baseball are faring.

  • The Oakland A's Fall Instructional League comes to a conclusion next week. Over the past three weeks, A's prospects have worked closely with A's coaches, player development and scouting staff at …

  • What direction will the Oakland A's off-season take? We have tackled this question in a series of articles over the past 10 days. In the final of this series, we look at what the A's strategy might be…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.

Up Next


Tweets