A's Press Releases
Friday, July 11, 2014
A's Trade LHP Jeff Francis to the New York Yankees
The Oakland A's traded left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis to the New York Yankees for cash considerations.
Athletics "All-Star Teachers" Winner Announced
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. Keith Debro has been selected by fans to represent the Oakland A's.
A's Designate LHP Brad Mills for Assignment
The Oakland A's designated left-handed pitcher Brad Mills for assignment to clear a roster spot for right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel, the club announced today.
A's Claim OF Kenny Wilson off Waivers from Toronto
The Oakland A's claimed outfielder Kenny Wilson off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced today.
A's Option LHP Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento
The Oakland A's optioned left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced today. The move clears a 25-man roster spot for Jeff Samardzija, who reports to Oakland today after being acquired from the Chicago Cubs. The A's will need to make another move when Jason Hammel reports to Oakland tomorrow.
A's Acquire Starting Pitchers Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel
The Oakland A's have acquired right-handed starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for shortstop Addison Russell, outfielder Billy McKinney, right-handed starting pitcher Dan Straily and a player to be named later or cash considerations, the team announced today.
A's reinstate O'Flaherty, designate Francis
The Oakland A's reinstated left-handed pitcher Eric O'Flaherty from the 60-day disabled list and designated left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis for assignment, the club announced today.
Athletics, Oakland Coliseum Authority reach 10-year agreement
The Oakland Athletics and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority have agreed on a new 10-year extension to play games at O.co Coliseum through the 2024 season, the club announced today.
News & Notes About the A's Upcoming Homestand
Boasting Major League Baseball's best record (51-31) and continuing to set their sights on a third straight division title, the Oakland Athletics return to the O.co Coliseum Thursday night for a six-game homestand against the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays and Bay Area rival San Francisco Giants.