24-year old lefty starting pitcher Sean Manaea came into this season as the Oakland A’s #2 prospect according to Baseball America. The A’s got him in the deal last July that sent Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals. Manaea has pitched in 24 games (23 starts) for the A’s so far this year and he is 6-9 with a 3.89 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP. He has given up 130 hits and 36 walks while whiffing 119 batters in his first 138 2/3 innings for the A’s overall this year. Manaea has pitched in 12 games (11 starts) for the A’s since the All-Star break and he is 3-4 with a 2.64 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP. Manaea looks like a possible future #1 starting pitcher for the Oakland A’s!