A's add outfielder Sam Fuld on minor league deal
February 4, 2014
By The Associated Press
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.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
9-1 +939 L3 Days, 8-2 +579 GPlays
13-6 +1,138 L4 Days, +5,153 TY
14-2 +1,280 G-Plays, 21-11 L9 Days
16-8 L24, +2,750 Totals TY
6-2, +419 L8 MLB Guarantees
3-1 +200 Y'day, 7-1 L8 Totals
8-3, +482 Last 11 Guarantees
2-0, +220 Record Yesterday
4-1, +329 L5 MLB Guarantees
+1,554 Net Profits This Year
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!