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Oakland A's Mid-Season Q&A: Scott Emerson, P3

How has Smith improved this year?

In the final part of our three-part interview with Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Scott Emerson, we discuss several upper-level prospects, including Blake Hassebrock, Sonny Gray, Zach Neal, Murphy Smith, Drew Granier, Arnold Leon, Carlos Hernandez, Sean Murphy and more...

For part one of this interview, click here. For part two of this interview, click here. OaklandClubhouse: Blake Hassebrock was recently promoted from High-A Stockton to Double-A Midland. The move from the rotation to the bullpen seemed beneficial for him. Do you think being a reliever helped to simplify what he was doing on the mound? Scott Emerson: Yeah. I was in San Antonio when he pitched...

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