The Oakland A's acquired infielder Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros for minor league right-handed pitcher Brendan McCurry, the club announced today. A corresponding 40-man roster move will be announced later.
The Oakland A's agreed to terms with free agent left-handed pitcher Rich Hill on a one-year contract, the club announced today. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A's designated right-handed pitcher A.J. Griffin for assignment.
The Oakland A's selected left-handed pitcher Jose Torres from Single-A Stockton and infielder Joey Wendle from Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today. To clear space on the 40-man roster, the A's designated left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad and outfielder Craig Gentry for assignment.
The Oakland A's promoted Billy Owens to Assistant General Manager/Director of Player Personnel and Dan Feinstein to Assistant General Manager, Pro Scouting and Player Personnel, the club announced today.