The Arizona Fall League hosts six teams featuring many of baseball's top prospects beginning in early October. This year seven players from the A's farm system are representing Oakland on the Mesa Solar Sox, which also consists of prospects from the Blue Jays, Cubs, Indians and Marlins.
Below are the seven A's prospects on the Solar Sox, managed by former A's 10th-round draft pick Ryan Christenson, and their stats through a maximum possible total of 11 games.
RHP Sam Bragg
4 G, 0-0, 1.29 ERA, 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO
RHP Trey Cochran-Gill
5 G, 0-0, 2.25 ERA, 8.0 IP, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO
RHP Dylan Covey
3 G, 3 GS, 2-0, 3.75 ERA, 12.0 IP, 5 ER, 4 BB, 10 SO
RHP Frankie Montas
3 G, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 8.1 IP, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO
IF Franklin Barreto
10 G, .244/.262/.268, 10 H, 1 2B, 7 R, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 11 SO, 2 SB
IF Yairo Munoz
11 GP, .216/.268/.216, 8 H, 3 R, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 10 SO, 1 SB
IF Max Shrock
8 G, .303/.343/.455, 10 H, 3 2B, 1 3B, 2 R, 6 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SO
-- The A's drafted Solar Sox manager Ryan Christenson in the 10th round in 1995 out of Pepperdine University. The center fielder played six years in the bigs, four with the A's, where he hit .237/.319/.348 with 13 home runs.
-- Infielder Franklin Barreto is tied for the team lead in at-bats with 41. He is also tied for the lead in strikeouts with 11.
-- Infielder Yairo Munez leads the team in games played.
-- RHP Frankie Montas is one of four pitchers on the team yet to allow an earned run.
-- RHP Sam Bragg is right behind Montas in the team lead with his 1.29 ERA.
-- RHP Dylan Covey leads the staff with games started and innings pitched. He is also tied at the top with wins and second in strikeouts on the hill.
-- Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber spent two games with the Solar Sox before flying to Cleveland for the World Series.