Halo Headlines: Long and Green make case for bench jobs, Hamilton could be back Sunday

The March 12th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Long and Green make case for bench jobs, Hamilton could be back Sunday and much more... The Story: Matt Long is emerging as a dark horse to earn a roster spot. The Monkey Says: This isn't just Long having a hot spring. He has been productive his entire minor league career. He does a lot of...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Grant Green Interviews with

Interview conducted by David Saltzer on January 25, 2014For fans, there's something special about a local kid making it to the Major League club. It's easier to root for a local product. And, when he's as straight-forward and down-to-earth as Grant Green, rooting for him becomes even easier.Grant Green was part of a special group of players from Orange County who have...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Green faces steep learning curve with A's

The Athletics promoted second baseman Grant Green to the major leagues this week, putting him in a part-time role for the first time since he started lacing up his spikes. He's gotten off to a rocky start in just two appearances with Oakland, but is confident in his ability to adjust to the show. Inside we take a look at one of the A's newest pieces.
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A's call up former 1st-rounder Green

The Oakland Athletics recalled former first-round pick Grant Green on Monday, and the second baseman was in the lineup for the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Green was the No. 13 overall pick of the 2009 draft out of USC and was rated as the A's top prospect by Baseball America as recently as 2011. He had yet to appear in a major-league game prior to Monday but was called...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s Call Up Infielder Grant Green, Will Make MLB Debut Tonight vs. Pirates

The Oakland A’s have called up minor league second baseman/infielder Grant Green from the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats, it was announced by Susan Slusser last night. I’m hearing from numerous sources that Grant Green will join the #Athletics in Pittsburgh tomorrow. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) July 8, 2013 A’s fans have clamored for Green to be given a shot to make the...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Green gives the A’s a powerful offensive option at 2B

The Oakland Athletics organization has always been known for having a great farm system. Despite having the fourth-lowest payroll in baseball, the A’s are able to compete with the big budget teams by drafting well. When they lose a big-name player to a bigger contract with another team, Oakland can simply bring up a young prospect to take their place. And should a need arise for...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Oakland Athletics: talent in Triple-A

Grant Green throws to first while dodging another player The once red hot team has finally fizzled. After losing 7 out of the last 10 games, the Oakland Athletics also lost their AL West lead. Something needed to change. So they brought up Stephen Vogt from Triple-A for their first game back at the Coliseum against the Cincinnati Reds. Vogt, who was traded to the A’s from...
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Trade Rumors: Jemile Weeks Apparently No Longer “Untouchable”

As if it weren’t obvious enough already, Jemile Weeks isn’t all that “untouchable” anymore in the minds of the Oakland Athletics front office. Two scouts in the past week have said that the A’s are willing to trade Jemile Weeks but that Oakland is asking for quite a bit for the onetime A’s starting second baseman, who spent the end of last season and all of this one so...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Prospect Grant Green – Mr. Utility

Grant Green is doing everything he can to get a call-up to the major leagues.  Originally drafted as a shortstop in the first round (13th overall) in the 2009 MLB Draft out of USC by the Oakland A’s, Green has made position changes throughout his minor league career, moving from shortstop to centerfield, and now more recently playing second base.  In his one and a half season’s...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

MiLB Scouting Report: Grant Green

Scouting reports are the foundation of the talent evaluation system, and clubs don't stop scouting players once they enter the pros. As part of our minor league coverage here at, we’ll be providing team quality first-hand scouting reports and video on prospects around minor league baseball. Here’s a scouting report on Athletics' prospect, Grant Green.
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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