Minor League Camp at Papago Park
There was a lot of action at the A’s minor league camp on Saturday, with Michael Ynoa making the start in the Double-A game and Hiro Nakajima getting in a few innings at second base in the Triple-A game. Ynoa’s fastball was topping out in the mid-90s, and Nakajima blasted an opposite field home run.
Michael Ynoa on the bullpen mound before his start in Saturday’s Double-A game at Papago Park
Michael Ynoa warming up before Saturday’s start
Michael Ynoa is a towering figure on the mound at Papago Park
Michael Ynoa was throwing in the mid-90s in Saturday’s Double-A game at Papago Park
Hiro Nakajima sees what the world looks like from second base in Saturday’s Triple-A game at Papago Park
Not only did Hiro play second base and shortstop in Saturday’s Triple-A game, but he hit a home run as well
Grant Green at the plate in Saturday’s Triple-A game at Papago Park
The home run king of the A’s minor league system in 2012, outfielder Dusty Robinson hit 27 home runs between Burlington and Stockton last season
Players and coaches hanging out in and around the dugout during Saturday’s Double-A game at Papago Park
Major League Game vs. SF Giants at Scottsdale Stadium
The A’s topped the Giants 12-5 with Tommy Milone earning the win in his last start in Arizona this spring. But the big news was that Eric Sogard had another perfect day at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a home run in his underdog bid to overtake the favorites in the A’s heated second base competition.
Tommy Milone gave up 3 runs and struck out 4 in 5 1/3 innings to earn the win against the Giants in Scottsdale on Saturday
Jordan Norberto tossed a scoreless inning of relief in Saturday’s win against the Giants
The biggest A’s fans from Texas, Keri and Allie, supporting the Green & Gold in Scottsdale on Saturday
Stay tuned for more from spring training in Phoenix, including interesting insights from Bob Melvin, Grady Fuson, Derek Norris and more…
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