Take a look at the A's projected starting nine as pitchers & catchers report to Spring Training on Feb 13th

 Matt Chapman is the A's future at the hot corner. (photo by Maddie Meyer)

Matt Chapman is the A's future at the hot corner. (photo by Maddie Meyer)

The 50th year of A's baseball in Oakland is fast approaching as players will be packing up their tools of the trade and heading down to Arizona for some Cactus League baseball starting next week. Below, Section925 outlines the projected starters at each position for the 2018 Athletics. 

Designated Hitter: Khris Davis

Catcher: Bruce Maxwell

First Base: Matt Olson

Second Base: Jed Lowrie

Shortstop: Marcus Semien 

Third Base: Matt Chapman

Left Field: Matt Joyce 

Center Field: Dustin Fowler 

Right Field: Stephen Piscotty 

Starting Pitchers

1. Kendall Graveman

2. Sean Manaea

3. Jharel Cotton

4. Daniel Mengden 

5. Paul Blackburn

Closer

Blake Treinen