Oakland Athletics Link Dump: Another Odor, Tony Kemp and Scioscia’s Handomness


Pitchers and catchers have reported, baseball Twitter is now alive and well, and we’ve seen some of the new additions to the team in Astros uniforms. What more could we ask for? As we do every Monday, here is what has been going on around the AL West over the weekend. There is also a Face of MLB round in play right now, so be sure to vote for Sean Doolittle of the Oakland Athletics!

Over at Climbing Tal’s Hill, Jason profiled second base prospect Tony Kemp. He has all of the tools, but that’s the same position Jose Altuve plays. At some point the Astros are going to have to make a decision there. Or will they?

Next: Tony Kemp: Prospect Profile

If you’d like to know even more about Kemp, Eric was able to ask him some questions. Here is what was said.

Next: Tony Kemp Interview

The Texas Rangers signed Rougned Odor. Wait, they already have one of those. This one is the major leaguer’s younger brother.

Next: Double Odor

Staff writer Ace Feltman goes over why the injury to Jurickson Profar hurts so much.

Next: Profar

According to NBC Sports, Angels Mike Scioscia is the 28th most handsome manager in baseball. Perhaps if he smiled a bit more, he’d be a little higher on the list.

Next: Mike Scioscia Ranked 28th Most Handsome Manager

On Sunday night, Mike Greyshock took a look at the additions the Angels have made.

Next: What the Angels Gained This Offseason

Of course, with pitchers and catchers having reported, the folks at Sodo Mojo are talking about the rotation of the Seattle Mariners.

Next: M's Rotation Good From Top To Bottom

Josh Sandaker explains why Seattle didn’t sign their former reliever, Joe Biemel, this offseason.

Next: Why Didn't The Mariners Sign Joe Biemel?

Of course, for all of your news concerning the Oakland Athletics we’ll have you covered, but each of these sites does a good job at covering what’s going on with their respective teams. If you’re wondering what to expect from each team as the season nears, they’ll have you covered!

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