SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Finding playing time for all his regulars has so far been a challenge for A’s manager Bob Melvin.
It’s especially tricky concerning Chris Coghlan.
MESA, Ariz. – Franklin Barreto usually enters a game in the middle to late innings, the time in a Cactus League exhibition when fans’ attention can start to drift.
MESA, Ariz. – Decked out in green and gold once again, Mark Ellis still looks fit enough to turn a 6-4-3 double play.
MESA, Ariz. – A lot of A’s players did something to stand out Friday, but Franklin Barreto sure made a grand first impression.