A’s In 2010: Beane Leads A’s Youth Movement

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Joseph Lopez in MLB
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With the A's coming off their third-straight sub .500 season, General Manager Billy Beane has made it clear to the A's very small and ever thinning fan base that rebuilding is key for future success. The A's over the past two or three seasons have spent most of their efforts trying to replenish their depleted farm-system. However, last season's off-course "spending spree" that ultimately backfired, caused Beane and the rest of the A's front office to re-evaluate their situation and their biggest organizational needs.á With Eric Chavez coming off another major surgery, the A's aren't too certain as to who will anchor the hot-corner in 2010. Prospect Brett Wallace isn't quite ready defensively, and recently signed 3B Dallas McPherson has had health problems of his own. And with the A's cur ...

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