A's add outfielder Sam Fuld on minor league deal
February 4, 2014
New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Outfielder Sam Fuld has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes an invitation to big league spring training.
Assistant general manager David Forst confirmed the deal Tuesday. Fuld, 32, would receive an $800,000, one-year contract if he's added to the 40-man roster.
The two-time defending AL West champion A's have a deep outfield already, with returning starters Yoenis Cespedes in left field, Coco Crisp in center and Josh Reddick in right.
Fuld batted .199 with two home runs and 17 RBIs in 119 games for Tampa Bay last season.
Also Tuesday, Oakland promoted Farhan Zaidi to assistant general manager/director of baseball operations. The 37-year-old, an economics whiz entering his 10th season in the front office, has been director of baseball operations for the club since 2009.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
10-2 LN, 6-0 G-Plays, +1,908 TY
3-0 +361 LN, 30-15 +1,784 TY
12-4 Guarantees This Season
6-2, +669 Last Night, +1,243 TY
4-1 +390 L5 G-Plays, 7-3 MLB Run
7-2 L9 G-Plays, 21-11 L32 Picks
6-2 +410 L5 Days,8-2 L10 G-Plays
3-0 +425 LN, 6-2 +572 L8 G-Plays
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!