Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Chih-Fang Pan Update...

*IF Chih-Fang Pan is officially a member of the Oakland A's organization.
(His signing with the A's was rumored a few weeks back).

Here's a brief recap of what A's Coordinator of International Operations/Baseball Operations Analyst Dan Kantrovitz had to say about Pan (courtesy of - subscription required):
-has the kind of speed to impact a game/top-of-the order type of guy with the potential for a high OBP
-his arm/glove project him defensively at SS

Here's the kid's Taiwanese Wiki (baseball) page with pics (Babel Fish).

*IF Fu-Lin Kuo has been impressive in ST camp (story from - subscription required). Kuo hopes to get stronger and start his minor league career in Staten Island (A - short season ball).

*Great compliment by teammate and fellow top Sox prospect Ryan Kalish on CH Lin: "Then you get to see his arm, which is unlike anything you've ever seen."

Thursday, April 15, 2010

MT Chen Brief....

A quick update: Prospect - RHP Min-Tzu Chen has been MIA in the current collegiate tourney secondary to inflammation in the elbow.