Michael Ynoa throws gas.
The right-hander, who the Oakland Athletics originally signed out the Dominican Republic for $4.25 million back in 2008, has spent the season pitching for the club’s Single-A affiliate the Stockton Ports where he’s been piling up strikeouts.
In his first 23 games, Ynoa has totaled 47 punch outs in 33.2 innings. On Saturday night at Banner Island Ballpark...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Outfielder Jaycob Brugman (3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (High-A)
Modesto Nuts 4
Stockton Ports 5
WP – Ynoa 4-2 / 6.61
HR – Brugman (1)
Farmhand Of The Game:
Outfielder Jaycob Brugman
(3 fo 5 / Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)
Outfielder Jaycob Brugman had a big night in his second game since being...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Second Baseman Jake Elmore (3 for 5 / RBI / Stolen Base)
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (Triple-A)
Fresno Grizzlies 4
Sacramento River Cats 5
WP – Savery 5-0 / 2.52
Farmhand Of The Game:
Second Baseman Jake Elmore
(3 for 5 / RBI / Stolen Base)
After being down by four runs earlier in the game, the River Cats...
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In the final part of our interview with Oakland A's Assistant GM and Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss realistic expectations for Addison Russell in 2014, the career progression of Michael Ynoa, the next steps for Dan Straily and more...
In the second half of our in-depth interview with Oakland A's Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens, we cover the development of Michael Ynoa, Billy McKinney, Chris Kohler, Bobby Wahl, Dustin Driver, Bruce Maxwell, B.J. Boyd, Max Muncy, Iolana Akau, Dylan Covey, Ronald Herrera, Drew Granier, as well as the departure of Todd Steverson, and more...
On a breezy evening in Stockton, Michael Ynoa was busy explaining just how much he enjoys pitching at Banner Island Ballpark, and for the Oakland A’s organization in general.
‘This is my second home.” He exclaimed in his native Spanish. “I like it. I’ve been here since 2009, and I’ve already become accustomed to it.”
It’s a long way from his first home in Puerto Plata...
In part two of our three-part interview with Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Scott Emerson, we focus on the pitching staffs of the A's two A-ball clubs. Learn more about the progress of Austin House, Seth Streich, Michael Ynoa, Raul Alcantara, Dakota Bacus, Seth Frankoff, Ryan Dull, Tucker Healy, Tanner Peters and more...
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