Billy Owens, the A’s executive who was considered a potential candidate to be the Giants’ general manager before the team hired Scott Harris, is being considered for the Angels’ top baseball job. Owens, 49, is Oakland’s assistant general manager and director of player personnel, and he’s long been known as one of the best informed and most energetic talent evaluators in the game. He’s an encyclopedia,” former A’s first baseman Scott Hatteberg told The Chronicle last year.
The Showtime Lakers wowed L.A. at the Fabulous Forum, and the fall produced indelible memories of Kirk Gibson's fist pump and the Dodgers winning a World Series.
The A’s currently have 46 prospects at fall camp, which lasts the rest of the month, and you can see the full roster here (behind an Athletic paywall). While there aren’t any meaningful stats to analyze, there are at least some updates on which names have stood out the most this summer: MLB Pipeline report, by Jonathan Mayo Interview with hitting coordinator Jim Eppard at fall camp, by Melissa Lockard Note: We’ll take a look the prospects who graduated to MLB this year in a separate post.