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Wednesday, August 6th: Nate Long Notches 11th Win in RockHounds Victory while Dillon Overton Makes First Start for Vermont

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Nate Long (6 2/3 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Tulsa Drillers                     0 Midland RockHounds  3 WP – Long 11-6 / 2.99 HR – Matthes (14) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Nate Long (6 2/3 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win) RHP Nate Long turned in another strong start for...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday, August 5th: Tim Alderson Pitches Ports to Victory while Kent Matthes Homers Again in Hounds Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Tim Alderson (6 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Visalia Rawhide   2 Stockton Ports   7 WP – Alderson 2-0 / 2.82 HR – Crocker (11) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Tim Alderson (6 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win) Former 1st-round draft pick Tim Alderson turned in his third straight quality...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday, August 3rd: Chris Lamb Pitches Ports to Victory while Kent Matthes Helps Hounds Win and Daric Barton Homers in Cats Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Chris Lamb (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 7 K / Win)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports   7 San Jose Giants   2 WP – Lamb 4-2 / 3.09 HR – Olson (32) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Chris Lamb (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 7 K / Win) LHP Chris Lamb turned in an impressive start for Stockton on Sunday, allowing just 2 hits...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday, July 31st: Hounds Win with the Help of another Kent Matthes Grand Slam while Deck McGuire Pitches Cats to Victory and Billy Burns Is Sent to Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder Kent Matthes (Grand Slam)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Corpus Christi Hooks      1 Midland RockHounds  6 WP – Long 10-6 / 3.16 HR – Matthes (11) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Kent Matthes (Grand Slam) Midland outfielder Kent Matthes hit his third grand slam in the last three weeks, which was also his sixth home...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday, July 29th: Chris Jensen & Kent Matthes Star in Hounds Loss while Tommy Milone Struggles for Sacramento and Seth Streich Exits with Apparent Injury in Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Chris Jensen (7 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 2 K)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  2 Frisco RoughRiders        6 LP – Walden 1-2 / 2.05 HR – Matthes (10) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Chris Jensen (7 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 2 K) RHP Chris Jensen turned in his 6th straight quality start for the RockHounds...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday, July 28th: Kent Matthes Helps Hounds Win Again as Billy Burns Heads to Oakland

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder Kent Matthes (3 for 4 / Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  8 Frisco RoughRiders         6 WP – Hooker 1-0 / 5.40 HR – Matthes (9) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Kent Matthes (3 for 4 / Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs) Outfielder Kent Matthes continued his hot hitting for Midland...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday, July 27th: Hiro Nakajima Homers to Help Hounds Win while Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in Sacramento’s Extra-Innings Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  11 Corpus Christi Hooks        3 WP – Granier 6-4 / 3.67 HR – Matthes (8), Nakajima (4) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs) Hitting in the cleanup spot, third baseman Hiro Nakajima...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday, July 26th: Kent Matthes Has Huge Night in Hounds Win while A’s Infielder Alberto Callaspo Makes Rehab Appearance for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder Kent Matthes (2 Home Runs / 9 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  10 Corpus Christi Hooks        4 WP – Long 9-6 / 3.36 HR – Matthes 2 (7) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Kent Matthes (2 Home Runs / 9 RBIs) Outfielder Kent Matthes had a huge night for the Hounds, hitting a 3-run homer in the 2nd...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday, July 18th: Hounds Win in a Walk-Off Thanks to Kent Matthes Grand Slam while Josh Reddick Homers in 9th to Help Ports Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Designated Hitter Kent Matthes (Grand Slam)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) San Antonio Missions     3 Midland RockHounds  5 WP – Hassebrock 4-0 / 6.32 HR – Matthes (5) Farmhand Of The Game: Designated Hitter Kent Matthes (Grand Slam) With the bases loaded and Midland down by two runs in the bottom of the 9th, designated hitter Kent...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday, June 6th: Pinder Helps Ports Win while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall and LHP O’Flaherty Returns to the Field

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Second Baseman Chad Pinder (2 for 4 / Home Run)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) High Desert Mavericks  3 Stockton Ports             6 WP – O’Flaherty 1-0 / 0.00 HR – Pinder (11) Farmhand Of The Game: Second Baseman Chad Pinder (2 for 4 / Home Run) Second baseman Chad Pinder slugged his second home run in as many days in the...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday, June 4th: Haviland Pitches Hounds to Victory while Snappers Win, Ports Fall & 6 A’s Prospects Named as All-Stars

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Shawn Haviland (7 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Corpus Christi Hooks      0 Midland RockHounds  2 WP – Haviland 3-4 / 3.29 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Shawn Haviland (7 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win) RHP Shawn Haviland continued his impressive return from Tommy John surgery on Wednesday...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Add Matthes On Waiver Claim

With less than two weeks remaining of spring training, the Oakland A's added outfield depth to their system on Thursday, claiming outfielder Kent Matthes off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. What does Matthes bring to the A's organization?
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 MLB Prospects Week of June 22-28

The Baseball News Source Top MLB Prospects of the Week report is a weekly rundown on the Top 10 prospects from each one week period, reported to you each Sunday.This is not meant to be a list of the top prospects in the game, rather this is a report of the prospects who had the best performances based on talent/ability level, respective league difficulty, and progression (as well...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

N. Carolina, Vanderbilt head into May among best

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer College baseball's regular season is rounding third and heading for home, and while many teams will spend the next three weeks jockeying for position in the NCAA tournament, five have shown they are a cut above the rest. North Carolina (41-4), Vanderbilt (39-6), LSU (39-6), Virginia (38-8) and Oregon State (34-8) look to...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Minor League Preview: Colorado Rockies

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2012 (16) | 2011 (10) | 2010 (10) | 2009 (20) | 2008 (7) 2012 Affiliate Records MLB: [64-98] NL West AAA: [75-69] Pacific Coast League – Colorado Springs AA: [75-64] Texas League — Tulsa A+: [73-67] California League – Modesto A: [88-52] South Atlantic League – Asheville A(ss): [32-44] Northwest League — Tri-City Arizona...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Prime Nine: Colorado Rockies

You might have deciphered a pattern by now, but if you haven’t, we will be looking at the teams in the likely order that they will be drafting in 2013. A quick look at the Rockies this year shows that they have been a huge disappointment. However, they have had some good performances from some good young players. Josh Rutledge was promoted from AA Tulsa when Troy Tulowitzki...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Prospect Invitations: Colorado Rockies

As Spring Training rapidly approaches and speculation surrounding the future of baseball’s brightest prospects spreads like wildfire, The Golden Sombrero will highlight some of the notable and intriguing Spring Training invitees from each organization. Christian Friedrich*, LHP:  After the Rockies drafted Friedrich with the 25th overall pick in the 2008 draft, he posted a 6-5...
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February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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