The Oakland A's announced today that outfielder Shane Peterson has been claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs. In addition, infielder Nick Punto was released to clear a spot on the 40-man roster following the trade last night with San Diego.
The Oakland A's acquired right-handed pitchers R.J. Alvarez and Jesse Hahn from the San Diego Padres for catcher Derek Norris, minor league right-handed pitcher Seth Streich and international bonus slot 117, the club announced today.
The Oakland A's acquired right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt, catcher Josh Phegley and infielders Rangel Ravelo and Marcus Semien from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for right-handed pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.
The Oakland A's agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Fernando Rodriguez and first baseman Ike Davis on one-year contracts for the 2015 season, the club announced today. The A's also announced that they did not tender contracts to first baseman Kyle Blanks and outfielder Andrew Brown.