A's Press Releases
Thursday, July 31, 2014
A's Acquire Starting Pitcher Jon Lester, Outfielder Jonny Gomes
The Oakland Athletics have acquired three-time All-Star starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder/designated hitter Jonny Gomes and received cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and the A's 2015 Competitive Balance Draft Pick, the team announced today.
A's Acquire OF Sam Fuld from Minnesota for LHP Tommy Milone
The Oakland A's acquired outfielder Sam Fuld from the Minnesota Twins for left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone, the club announced today.
News and Notes About the A's Upcoming Homestand
The Oakland A's, still owners of the best record in Major League Baseball at 66-40 (.623), return home Friday evening for a 10-game homestand against the Kansas City Royals, Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins.
A's Place OF Craig Gentry on the DL
The Oakland A's placed outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right hand, the club announced today. To take his spot on the roster, the A's have selected outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A Midland. A 40-man roster move will be announced later today.
A's reinstate Callaspo, option Freiman
The Oakland Athletics have reinstated infielder Alberto Callaspo from the 15-day disabled list and optioned first baseman Nate Freiman to Triple-A Sacramento.
A's Acquire RHP Deck McGuire from Toronto for Cash Considerations
The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed pitcher Deck McGuire from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations, the team announced today.
A's Recall Scribner from Sacramento; Designate Johnson for Assignment
The Oakland A's recalled right-handed pitcher Evan Scribner from Triple-A Sacramento and designated right-handed pitcher Jim Johnson for assignment, the club announced today.
15th Annual A's Root Beer Float Day Raises $29,189
The Oakland Athletics raised $29,189 at this evening's 15th Annual A's Root Beer Float Day. All proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
A's reinstate Reddick from the DL
The Oakland A's reinstated outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced today. The A's also announced that infielder Andy Parrino was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento following the game Sunday.