I’m not sure I’d like that person. THE ONE WORD HENDRIKS NEVER USES There is only word Hendriks says is not in his vocabulary – ‘quit’. You would think two knee surgeries, spinal surgery, having your appendix out, a hip issue and having bone chips removed from your elbow may just do it.
Led by center fielder Bill North’s 75 stolen bases, they had six guys who stole at least 30 bases. Barely anyone else has ever had more than three such players: Collectively, those A’s swiped 341 bags when no one but the ’85 Cardinals has ever topped 262: They stole at least six bases in quite a few games. The rest of MLB that season?
Last weekend, MLB Pipeline released its sixth annual All-Defense team, naming the best defensive minor league prospect at each position. Two of the eight players in this year’s lineup are from the Oakland A’s organization. Shortstop Nick Allen got the nod for the second straight winter, and Buddy Reed earned one of the outfield spots after previously doing so in 2019.