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Oakland A's Top Prospects: Beyond The Top-50

Travis Banwart just missed the cut.

The Oakland A's system has made big improvements over the past few years both in terms of the quality of the prospects in the A's system and the quantity of players with a chance to make the big leagues. Choosing only 50 players for our top prospect list was a tall order, as we considered more than 80 players for our list. Inside are the players who just missed the cut...

Note: These names are in alphabetical order and not in rank order Travis Banwart: Banwart had a mixed 2009 season, winning 10 games for Midland, but struggling to the tune of a 5.43 ERA after the All-Star break.. Overall, he posted a 4.89 ERA in 140 innings for the Rockhounds. Banwart had a 1.31 ERA in April and a 2.97 ERA in August, but posted ERAs of 4.63 or higher in May, June and July...

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