A's Press Releases
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
News and Notes About the A's Upcoming Homestand
The Oakland A's, who have maintained baseball's best record for nearly two months, play host to the New York Mets and division-rival Los Angeles Angels in a five-game homestand beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19.
A's Place IF Lowrie on 15-Day DL; Recall IF Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento
The Oakland Athletics have placed infielder Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 14 with a fractured right index finger and recalled infielder Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced today.
A's Place IF Nick Punto on the DL; Recall 1B Nate Freiman from Sacramento
The Oakland A's placed infielder Nick Punto on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled first baseman Nate Freiman from Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced today.
IF Jake Elmore Claimed off Waivers by Cincinnati
The Oakland A's announced today that infielder Jake Elmore has been claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds.
A's Option RHP Evan Scribner to Sacramento
The Oakland A's optioned right-handed pitcher Evan Scribner to Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced today.
A's Designate RHP Evan Scribner for Assignment
The Oakland A's designated right-handed pitcher Evan Scribner for assignment, the club announced today.
A's Release RHP Jim Johnson
The Oakland A's released right-handed pitcher Jim Johnson, the club announced today.
A's announce 10,000 Cespedes T-shirts to be distributed Saturday as planned
The Oakland Athletics announced today that it will distribute 10,000 La Potencia T-shirts, sponsored by NetSuite, at Saturday's 1:05 p.m. game against Kansas City as originally planned. La Potencia means "The Power" in Spanish and recognizes Yoenis Cespedes for his contributions to back-to-back American League West titles.
A's Option Billy Burns to Sacramento; Designate Jake Elmore for Assignment
The Oakland A's optioned outfielder Billy Burns to Triple-A Sacramento and designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment, the club announced today. The Burns move clears a spot on the 25-man roster and the Elmore move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for today's trades.