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Father Knows Best For Barfield

Barfield has been a hit with Kane County.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - In his first full season of professional ball, Kane County right-fielder Jeremy Barfield hasn't shied away from using his former MLB All-Star father as a resource.

Oakland's eighth round selection in the 2008 amateur draft is similar to his father Jesse, a 12-year major league veteran who played for Toronto and the New York Yankees, in size and stature. The A's are hoping the youngest Barfield will eventually follow in his father's footsteps with his performance in major league parks, as well. "My dad was a power guy with an arm at the corner outfield...

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