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OaklandClubhouse 2008 Mid-Season Awards

Things are looking up for Matt Sulentic.

With half of the minor league season gone, it is time for us to look back and acknowledge the players who shined during the first part of the season. In the second of a two-part series, we hand out the awards for the top position players in the Oakland A's system, based on their first-half performances.

OUTFIELDERS: Matt Sulentic: After a precocious start to his professional career in 2006, Sulentic almost fell off of the prospect map with a disastrous 2007 season that saw him hit .175 in 56 games with Low-A Kane County and .261 with a 750 OPS in 71 games with short-season Vancouver. Despite his struggles at those lower levels, the A's took a chance and promoted Sulentic to High-A Stockton to...

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