A change in his catching stance has Josh Phegley feeling fine and ready to resume his role as part of the Oakland Athletics' platoon at the position. Phegley, after taking some cuts in the batting cage early at spring training Thursday, leaned back and slightly to the side to demonstrate his previous
MESA, Ariz. – The common wisdom that pitchers are ahead of hitters in the early spring took a bit of a beating Thursday as the A's held a couple of intrasquad games. Two games, played simultaneously on Fields 1 and 4 at the Lew Wolff complex, saw the hitters consistently hammer the pitchers. The
MESA, Ariz. When the As finally sent Matt Chapman to the minors at the end of spring training last year, it seemed his return ticket to Oakland wouldnt be far off. Were making sure guys are ready when they get here, Forst said.