A's Press Releases
Saturday, December 21, 2013
A's Sign 1B Barton to One-Year Contract; Release LHP Figueroa
The Oakland Athletics have signed first baseman Daric Barton to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration, it was announced today.
A's Claim C Chris Gimenez Off Waivers from Tampa Bay
The Oakland Athletics have claimed catcher Chris Gimenez off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays, the team announced today. A corresponding 40-man roster move will be announced later.
A's Acquire OF Corey Brown from Washington
The Oakland Athletics have acquired outfielder Corey Brown from the Washington Nationals in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced today. The A's 40-man roster is now full at 40 players.
A's send C David Freitas to Orioles
The Oakland A's have sent minor league catcher David Freitas to the Baltimore Orioles as the player to be named later to complete last week's Jim Johnson trade which also included A's infielder Jemile Weeks, the club announced today.
A's select RHP Tim Atherton in Triple-A phase of Rule 5 Draft
The Oakland Athletics today selected right-handed pitcher Tim Atherton in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft. Atherton pitched the entire 2013 season with the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels in the Minnesota Twins organization.
A's Acquire OF Billy Burns from Washington for LHP Jerry Blevins
The Oakland Athletics have acquired minor league outfielder Billy Burns from the Washington Nationals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jerry Blevins, the team announced today.
A's acquire Colorado's Drew Pomeranz for Brett Anderson
The Oakland A's have acquired left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz and minor league pitcher Chris Jensen from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson and cash, it was announced by the club this evening.
A's agree to terms with Scott Kazmir
The Oakland A's agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir on a two-year contract through the 2015 season, the club announced today.
A's Acquire RHP Luke Gregerson from San Diego for OF Seth Smith
The Oakland A's have acquired right-handed pitcher Luke Gregerson from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Seth Smith, the club announced today.