Scout Premium Content

Oakland A's Spring Q&A: Tony DeFrancesco

DeFrancesco has never had a losing season in Sac.

Sacramento manager Tony DeFrancesco is entering his fifth season as the manager of the River Cats. DeFrancesco added an Arizona Fall League championship title this past fall to his two Pacific Coast League championships. We spoke to DeFrancesco on Saturday about his impression of some of the Oakland A's top prospects, his AFL experience and more...

OaklandClubhouse: How is your spring going so far? Tony DeFrancesco: So far it has been pretty good. OC: Have any of the young players stood out for you yet this spring? TD: I would say right now that Travis Buck is on top of the list right now. OC: So it seems his injury is a thing of the past at this point? TD: Yeah, he's fine right now. He's running well and swinging the bat really well... Recommended Stories

  • 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…

  • The disappointing ending to the Oakland A's 2014 season left many wondering what is next for the green-and-gold. Over the past few days, we have looked at the A's payroll situation and how that might…

  • Dr. Roto believes Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry will overtake WR Brian Hartline as the team's No. 2 receiver sooner rather than later. Stay ahead of the curve with Dr. Roto!

  • The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game One of the 2014 World Series, scoring three times in the first inning and never looking back.

Up Next


70 Fans online
Join The Conversation