More American League Western division discussion: You’re the GM! of the Oakland Athletics.
****You awake from your nap and find that you are now the GM of the Oakland Athletics, 90-60 and four games behind the Houston Astros in the division standings.
****What’s your plan to keep pace in 2019 and beyond? Which young players do you commit the most to?
****What does the immediate future hold for Franklin Barreto and Ramon Laureano in your view? What about Dustin Fowler?
****Are you happy with the farm system at present?
****Bob Melvin is in his eighth year as manager with one year left on his contract. Is it time to think about who leads the next dugout regime?