A's Press Releases
Thursday, October 23, 2014
A's claim RHP Jorge De Leon off waivers from Houston; Release DH Adam Dunn
The Oakland A's have claimed right-handed pitcher Jorge De Leon off waivers from the Houston Astros, the team announced today. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A's have released designated hitter Adam Dunn.
Josh Donaldson named A's nominee for Hank Aaron Award
Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that Josh Donaldson was named the Oakland A's nominee for the 2014 Hank Aaron Award .
A's Extend Player Development Contract with Single-A Beloit
The Oakland Athletics have announced the club has extended its Player Development Contract with Single-A Beloit (Wisc.) of the Midwest League through the 2016 season. The Beloit Snappers have served as a minor league affiliate for the A's since 2013.
Lowrie to receive Dave Stewart Award this Wednesday
Oakland A's shortstop Jed Lowrie has been named the recipient of the 2014 Dave Stewart Community Service Award, which is given annually to an A's player in recognition of charitable contributions throughout Northern California and across the nation.
Stephen Vogt Named Recipient of Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award
Stephen Vogt, who has proved invaluable in playing five different positions for the Oakland Athletics and leading the team in hitting, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award, which honors an A's player whose play on the field and conduct in the clubhouse best exemplifies the courageous, competitive and inspirational spirit demonstrated by the late Hall of Fame pitcher.
A's Sign New 4-Year Player Development Contract with Triple-A Nashville
The Oakland Athletics announced today the club has entered into a new four-year Player Development Contract (PDC) with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League through the 2018 season. This is the seventh Major League team to have an affiliation with the Nashville Sounds since the franchise was established in 1978.
Traffic Alert for Tonight's Game
Due to tonight's 7:30 p.m. concert at Oracle Arena, fans attending the A's vs. Rangers 7:05 p.m. game at O.co Coliseum are strongly encouraged to arrive early or take BART and Capitol Corridor to the ballpark.
Lowrie Named A's Nominee for 2014 Clemente Award
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Jed Lowrie was named the Oakland A's 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, presented by Chevrolet.
News & Notes About the Upcoming Homestand
The Oakland A's wrap up the 2014 regular season home schedule with a trio of three-game series against the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels beginning Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m.