The Oakland A's selected right-handed pitcher Dan Otero from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned left-handed pitcher Hideki Okajima to Sacramento, the club announced today. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A's transferred Brett Anderson to the 60-day disabled list.
Major League Baseball and 'PEOPLE' magazine today announced the 90 finalists, three per MLB Club, for the "Tribute for Heroes" campaign, a national initiative that recognizes veterans and military service members and builds upon MLB and 'PEOPLE' magazine's commitment to honoring our country's heroes.
The Oakland A's selected outfielder Billy McKinney from Plano West High School in Plano, Texas with the 24th selection in the first round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, the club announced today. The A's chose left-handed pitcher Dillon Overton from the University of Oklahoma in the 2nd round and shortstop Chad Pinder from Virginia Tech in Competitive Balance Round B.
The Oakland Athletics will select 24th in the first round of Major League Baseball's 2013 First-Year Draft, which will be held in Studio 42 at MLB Network in Secaucus, N.J. Thursday, June 6, starting at 4 p.m. PDT with first-day coverage provided by both MLB Network and MLB.com.
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