Minors: Carter still developing, but close 

May, 6, 2010
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Oakland Athletics first baseman Daric Barton is off to a fast start this season. In fact, he has a lofty .430 on-base percentage. But it was necessary for him to get off to a fast start: The organization has plenty of potential toiling for the club's Triple-A team in Sacramento.

Although the A's have indicated they don't want to rush first base prospect Chris Carter -- they want to let him gradually adjust to each new level of pitching -- his offensive potential has him on the cusp of the big leagues.


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