A's Press Releases
Jed Lowrie has successful left foot surgery
Jed Lowrie had successful surgery on his left toe and foot today at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Tex. Dr. Kevin Varner performed a left great toe repair with a left foot bunionectomy. Lowrie will begin physical therapy in two weeks and should be ready to return to baseball activity at the start of 2017 Spring Training.
A's reinstate Butler from concussion DL; option Alcantara to Stockton
The Oakland A's reinstated designated hitter Billy Butler from the seven-day concussion disabled list and optioned infielder/outfielder Arismendy Alcantara to Class A Stockton, the club announced today.
Medical update on A's catcher Josh Phegley
A's catcher Josh Phegley was admitted to a hospital in San Francisco on Friday night with synovitis of his right knee.
A's reinstate SS Marcus Semien from paternity list
The Oakland A's reinstated shortstop Marcus Semien from the paternity list, the club announced today.
A's Trade LHP Marc Rzepczynski to Washington Nationals
Rzepczynski was originally acquired from the Padres with Yonder Alonso for Drew Pomeranz, Jose Torres, and Jabari Blash, on Dec. 2, 2015. The 30-year-old lefty has gone 1-0 with a 3.03 ERA in 55 games for Oakland this season, all out of the bullpen.
News & notes about the A's upcoming homestand
The A's will play host to the Cleveland Indians in a three-game series at the Oakland Coliseum from Aug. 22 - 24.
A's Place Ladendorf on the DL; Select IF Pinder from Nashville
The Oakland A's placed infielder Tyler Ladendorf on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left wrist and selected infielder Chad Pinder from Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A's transferred second baseman Jed Lowrie to the 60-day disabled list.
LHP Patrick Schuster claimed off waivers by Philadelphia
Oakland A's left-handed pitcher Patrick Schuster was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies, the club announced today.
A's select LHP Detwiler from Nashville; designate RHP Schuster for assignment
The Oakland A's selected left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from Triple-A Nashville and designated right-handed pitcher Patrick Schuster for assignment, the club announced today.