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Oakland A's MLN: Barton, Herrera Heating Up

Daric Barton crushed a three-run homer.

After luke-warm starts to their seasons, top Oakland A's prospects Daric Barton and Javier Herrera are starting to heat up. The pair had good games again on Sunday and helped lead their respective teams to victory. Find out how the A's prospects fared throughout the system in this edition of A's Minor League Notebook.

Hot-Hitting Herrera Paces Kane County; Cougars Back to .500 Less than a week ago, top prospect Javier Herrera was hitting .186 and the Kane County Cougars were struggling to score. Since then both Herrera and the Cougars have picked up the offensive pace with good results. Herrera led the Cougars to another win on Sunday, 6-5 in 10 over Clinton. Herrera launched a mammoth two-run homerun in the... Recommended Stories

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