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Oakland A's MLN: Suzuki Up; Cougars Sweep

On Saturday, the Oakland A's traded back-up catcher Adam Melhuse to the Texas Rangers. That freed up a spot in Oakland for top catching prospect Kurt Suzuki, who will be joining the big league team on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Kane County Cougars ran their winning streak to a season-high four games, as they swept both ends of a double-header.

Suzuki Headed To Oakland Since he burst onto the scene with an impressive spring training in 2005, Kurt Suzuki has been tabbed as the "catcher of the future" for the Oakland A's. On Saturday, the A's decided the future was now, as they promoted the 23-year-old catcher to the major leagues. To make room for Suzuki, the A's traded back-up catcher Adam Melhuse to the Texas Rangers for cash...

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