Scout Premium Content

Oakland A's MLN: Suzuki Up; Cougars Sweep

Suzuki will be making his major league debut.

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...

OaklandClubhouse.com 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…

  • The Thursday night showdown between the Broncos and Chargers at Mile High Stadium (sponsorship withstanding) could see passing yardage a half mile long. Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers are at the top…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Rob Warner recommends a handful of players who should ride the pine. It may be because of a bad matchup, lost playing time, a nagging injury or an overwhelming…

Up Next


Forums


73 Fans online
Join The Conversation

Tweets