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A.J. PUK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Prospect Puk reminds A's of Hall of Famer

The A's like what they've seen from 6-7 lefty A.J. Puk, who reminds some of Randy Johnson.
Via Athletics.com
3 days ago

Top rookies to watch in the 2018 MLB season

The 2017 MLB season was memorable for a number of reasons. At or near the top of the list was the impact that Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger had. The two rookies took the baseball world by storm. With spring training now right around the corner, it’s only fair to wonder. Who might do that in the 2018 MLB season?Looking at the pool, there are some strong candidates. The Chicago Cubs...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Puk highlights 4 A's among Top 100 Prospects

For a second straight year, the A's have four representatives among MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list, headlined by lefty A.J. Puk.
Via Athletics.com
22 days ago

Puk, Luzardo among top 10 LHP prospects

A's prospect A.J. Puk and Jesus Luzardo have been selected as two of the Top 10 left-handed pitching prospects in baseball.
Via Athletics.com
January 16, 2018

Prospect Puk pleased with 2017 progress

Lefty A.J. Puk didn't disappoint in his first full professional season, and the pitcher's development on and off the mound continued into the offseason, as he represented Oakland at Major League Baseball's Rookie Career Development Program this month.
Via Athletics.com
January 15, 2018

Elephant Rumblings: Lake Monsters Advance, Puk Shut Down

Plus a lot of Matt Olson related news. Prospect Watch: Jesus Luzardo spun a gem and the Lake Monsters advanced... A.J. Puk shut down; Nolan Blackwood to the AFL... ICYMI: The A’s are suddenly good at defense... The $64K question of Matt Olson’s stability... Despite smaller stature, Khris Davis continues to Khrush... 2002 A’s players react to Indians assault on 20 straight...
Via Athletics Nation
September 12, 2017

Lauer dominates in Double-A duel

Fans in the Texas League were treated to a pitchers duel between 2016 first-rounders A.J. Puk and Eric Lauer on Thursday night, and neither left-hander disappointed in his final regular-season start.
Via Padres.com
September 01, 2017

Elephant Rumblings: Puk’s K’s and Oakland’s Armada

ICYMI: Kendall Graveman got knocked around last night and the A’s lost the 11-2... The A’s armada invade McCovey Cove... Sonny was strong but let down by the Yankees defense... John Shea: A’s plan to go younger. Will it work? MLB is gravely concerned by the condition of Chase Field and threatening to move the D’Backs out of Phoenix... The 10 best performances after a player...
Via Athletics Nation
August 04, 2017

Oakland Athletics prospect A.J. Puk picks up first professional win

Via FOX Sports
May 08, 2017

Oakland A’s prospect watch: A.J. Puk dominating in High-A Stockton

In last summer’s draft, A.J. Puk had the talent to be talked about as the top overall pick but enough question marks that he fell to the A’s at No. 6. Oakland used their high pick to gamble on his elite upside, and so far it’s looking like they might have a jackpot on their hands. Puk retired the first 10 batters he faced on Saturday against San Jose, and wound up tossing five scoreless...
Via Athletics Nation
May 08, 2017
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