Matt Chapman

Matt Chapman

AVG
.232
HR
10
RBI
25
R
22
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/215 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Victorville, California
College: Cal State Fullerton
Draft: 2014 1st round (25th pick) by the
  • A's Plus: A possible goodbye to Billy Beane and a good job of keeping the staff intact
    SFChronicle.com

    A's Plus: A possible goodbye to Billy Beane and a good job of keeping the staff intact

    Beane had joined the RedBall sports investment group along with former Oakland owner Lew Wolff and this has been a tough year for all sports franchises; many — including the A’s — have had to furlough employees. Beane has always had numerous outside interests, and it’s been apparent for years that he easily could step aside and pursue any avenue he chose — he’s a top business mind, a major trendsetter in the use of analytics and he would be in demand in just about any industry.

  • 2 former A's second basemen who got away, now facing off in the World Series
    Athletics Nation

    2 former A's second basemen who got away, now facing off in the World Series

    Second base has been a thin position for the Oakland A’s over the last decade. In 2011 it looked like Jemile Weeks might be the answer, but he didn’t pan out long-term. During their 2012-14 postseason run it was a specific area of weakness, with Eric Sogard doing his best to adequately fill it alongside various platoon partners.

  • Blue Jays affiliation with Vancouver Canadians is ending: report
    dailyhive.com

    Blue Jays affiliation with Vancouver Canadians is ending: report

    The Vancouver Canadians aren’t going anywhere, but their affiliation with the Toronto Blue Jays appears to be coming to an end. According to a report from Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland Athletics are expected to move their Single-A team from Beloit, Wisconsin to Vancouver. When asked about it, Canadians President Andy Dunn told Daily Hive: “Currently, we have no information as to the report last night.