OaklandAthletics

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Oakland Athletics Transactions - 2018

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 2, 2018Send C Beau Taylor outright to Las Vegas (PCL).
November 1, 2018Reinstated RHP Kendall Graveman from the 60-day DL.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 31, 2018Exercised their 2019 option on RHP Fernando Rodney.
October 30, 2018Reinstated RHPs Andrew Triggs, Daniel Gossett, Jharel Cotton and Paul Blackburn from the 60-day DL.
October 29, 2018Agreed to terms with executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane, general manager David Forst and manager Bob Melvin on contract extensions.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 6, 2018Announced C Bruce Maxwell cleared waivers and was sent outright to Nashville.
September 5, 2018Assigned LHP Danny Coulombe outright to Nashville (PCL).
September 3, 2018Acquired RHP Aaron Brooks from Milwaukee Brewers for cash considerations. Designated LHP Danny Coulombe for assignment.
September 1, 2018Recalled LHP Danny Coulombe and INF Franklin Barreto from Nashville (PCL). Selected the contracts of RHPs Chris Hatcher and Liam Hendriks, LHP Dean Kiekhefer and C Beau Taylor from Nashville. Reinstated OF Matt Joyce from the 10-day DL. Designated C Bruce Maxwell for assignment. Sent RHP Josh Lucas and OF Boog Powell outrighted to Nashville. Recalled RHP Kendall Graveman from Nashville and placed him on the 60-day DL.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 30, 2018Recalled RHPs Frankie Montas and J.B. Wendelken from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Ryan Dull and OF Nick Martini to Nashville.
August 28, 2018Placed LHP Brett Anderson on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Ryan Dull from Nashville (PCL).
August 27, 2018Recalled RHP Daniel Mengden from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville.
August 26, 2018Placed LHP Sean Manaea on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Emilio Pagan from Nashville (PCL).
August 12, 2018Assigned RHP Chris Hatcher outright to Nashville (IL).
August 10, 2018Activated RHP Fernando Rodney. Designated RHP Chris Hatcher for assignment. Assigned LHP Jeremy Bleich outright to Nashville (PCL).
August 9, 2018Acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins for RHP Dakota Chalmers.
August 8, 2018Signed 1B Viosergy Rosa to a minor league contract.
August 7, 2018Optioned 2B Franklin Barreto and RHPs J.B. Wendelken and Ryan Dull to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated OF Chad Pinder from the 10-day DL.
August 6, 2018Recalled OF Jake Smolinski from Nashville (PCL) and placed him on the 60-day DL. Designated LHP Jeremy Bleich for assignment.
August 3, 2018Optioned OF Dustin Fowler to Nashville (PCL). Assigned RHP Carlos Ramirez outright to Nashville. Recalled OF Roman Laureano from Nashville.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 30, 2018Optioned RHP Frankie Montas to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Ryan Dull from Nashville.
July 29, 2018Placed INF/OF Chad Pinder on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 28. Recalled INF Franklin Barreto from Nashville (PCL).
July 24, 2018Optioned INF Franklin Barreto to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Frankie Montas from Nashville.
July 22, 2018Optioned LHP Jeremy Bleich to Nashville (PCL).
July 13, 2018Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP Jeremy Bleich from Nashville. Transferred RHP Andrew Triggs to the 60-day DL. Signed 3B Christopher Cruz; LHP Gerald Garcia; C Marcos Betancourt; OFs Brayan Buelvas and Ramon Martinez; SSs Ronny Santana, Jose Escorche and Nelson Beltran; and RHPs Richard Guasch, Robin Vasquez, Roberto Garza, Adriel Gonzalez, Luis Carrasco, Jose Gonzalez, Luis Martinez and Roger Rodriguez to minor league contracts.
July 12, 2018Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Trevor Cahill from the 10-day DL.
July 10, 2018Recalled RHP Ryan Dull from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Frankie Montas to Nashville.
July 8, 2018Placed RHP Paul Blackburn on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Reinstated LHP Brett Anderson from the 10-day DL. Sent RHP Trevor Cahill to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
July 7, 2018Placed OF Matt Joyce on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). Sent RHP Daniel Mengden to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
July 6, 2018Agreed to terms with C JJ Schwarz and RHP Joe Demers on minor league contracts.
July 5, 2018Named Vince Vengapally vice president of technology.
July 3, 2018Reinstated 3B Matt Chapman from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Franklin Barreto to Nashville (PCL).
July 2, 2018Assigned RHP Liam Hendriks outright to Nashville (PCL). Sent 3B Matt Chapman to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 27, 2018Placed RHP Daniel Mengden on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled RHP Chris Bassitt from Nashville (PCL).
June 25, 2018Optioned OF Nick Martini to Nashville (PCL). Designated RHP Liam Hendriks for assignment. Reinstated LHP Ryan Buchter from the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Edwin Jackson from Nashville.
June 23, 2018Recalled OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt and LHP Danny Coulombe to Nashville.
June 22, 2018Optioned OF Jake Smolinski to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated OF Matt Joyce from the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Danny Coulombe from Nashville.
June 19, 2018Sent OF Matt Joyce to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Signed OF Chase Calabuig to a minor league contract.
June 18, 2018Named Adam Buckfelder vice president of finance.
June 17, 2018Sent OF Boog Powell and LHP Ryan Buchter to Nashville (PCL).
June 16, 2018Placed 3B Matt Chapman on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Optioned RHP Carlos Ramirez to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Josh Lucas and INF Franklin Barreto from Nashville.
June 15, 2018Agreed to terms with OFs Kyler Murray, Devin Foyle and Alonzo Jones; SS Jeremy Eierman; RHPs Gus Varland and Calvin Coker and 3B Jonah Bride on minor league contracts.
June 11, 2018Sent LHP Ryan Buchter on a rehab assignment to Stockton (Cal).
June 10, 2018Recalled OF Jake Smolinski from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville.
June 9, 2018Recalled RHP Chris Bassitt from Nashville (PCL). Optioned OF Nick Martini to Nashville.
June 8, 2018Optioned RHP Ryan Dull to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Santiago Casilla from the 10-day DL.
June 7, 2018Optioned C Bruce Maxwell to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Paul Blackburn from the 60-day DL. Transferred OF Boog Powell to the 60-day DL.
June 6, 2018Placed OF Matt Joyce on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 3. Selected the contract of OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). Signed RHP Edwin Jackson to a minor league contract.
June 5, 2018Placed RHP Daniel Gossett on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Liam Hendriks from the 10-day DL. Recalled C Josh Phegley from Nashville.
June 1, 2018Reinstated SS Marcus Semien from the paternity list. Optioned INF Franklin Barreto to Nashville (PCL).
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2018Optioned RHP Carlos Ramirez to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated DH Khris Davis from the 10-day DL.
May 30, 2018Placed SS Marcus Semien on paternity leave. Recalld RHP Josh Lucas from Nashville (PCL). Sent RHP Liam Hendriks to Nashville for a rehab assignment.
May 27, 2018Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Frankie Montas from Nashville.
May 26, 2018Recalled RHPs Chris Bassitt and Carlos Ramirez from Nashville (PCL). Placed RHP Santiago Casilla on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville.
May 25, 2018Traded RHP Wilmer Font to Tampa Bay Rays for RHP Peter Bayer.
May 23, 2018Placed DH Khris Davis on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Designated RHP Wilmer Font for assignment. Recalled RHP Daniel Gossett and INF Franklin Barreto from Nashville (PCL).
May 21, 2018Optioned C Josh Phegley to Nashville (PCL). Designated C Dustin Garneau for assignment. Reinstated C Bruce Maxwell from the restricted list.
May 20, 2018Claimed RHP Carlos Ramirez from Toronto.
May 19, 2018Placed LHP Brett Anderson on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Ryan Dull from Nashville (PCL).
May 18, 2018Placed RHP Andrew Triggs on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Ryan Dull to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHPs Josh Lucas and Emilio Pagan form Nashville.
May 17, 2018Placed C Bruce Maxwell on the restricted list. Recalled C Josh Phegley from Nashville (PCL).
May 16, 2018Optioned OF Jake Smolinski to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Trevor Cahill from the 10-day DL.
May 15, 2018Reinstated OF Stephen Piscotty from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Kendall Graveman to Nashville (PCL).
May 11, 2018Recalled RHP Kendall Graveman from Nashville (PCL). Placed OF Stephen Piscotty on the bereavement list.
May 9, 2018Placed RHP Trevor Cahill on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled OF Dustin Fowler from Nashville (PCL).
May 2, 2018Optioned RHP Emilio Pagan to Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP Brett Anderson from Nashville.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 27, 2018Placed LHP Ryan Buchter on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 26. Reinstated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the bereavement list. Recalled LHP Danny Coulombe from Nashville (PCL).
April 26, 2018Optioned RHPs Chris Bassitt and Kendall Graveman to Nashville (PCL). Activated RHP Wilmer Font.
April 24, 2018Placed RHP Yusmeiro Petit on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Lou Trivino from Nashville (PCL).
April 21, 2018Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the family medical emergency list. Reinstated C Josh Phegley from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Nashville.
April 20, 2018Recalled RHPs Chris Bassitt and Josh Lucas from Nashville. Optioned LHP Daniel Coulombe to Nashville.
April 19, 2018Optioned RHP Lou Trivino to Nashville (PCL). Traded OF Trayce Thompson to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
April 17, 2018Recalled RHPs Trevor Cahill and Lou Trivino from Nashville (PCL). Designated OF Trayce Thompson for assignment. Placed RHP Yusmeiro Petit on the family medical emergency list.
April 16, 2018Reinstated INF-OF Chad Pinder from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Franklin Barreto to Nashville (PCL).
April 15, 2018Sent SS Chad Pinder to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment.
April 13, 2018Sent C Josh Phegley on a rehab assignment to Nashville (PCL).
April 10, 2018Sent C Josh Phegley on a rehab assignment to Stockton (Cal).
April 8, 2018Placed OF Boog Powell on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled OF Mark Canha from Nashville (PCL).
April 7, 2018Recalled INF Franklin Barreto from Nashville (PCL). Placed INF Chad Pinder on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 6. Optioned RHP Daniel Gossett to Nashville.
April 6, 2018Sent RHP Ryan Dull and 3B Renato Nunez to Nashville (PCL) for rehab assignments.
April 5, 2018Claimed OF Trayce Thompson off waivers from the New York Yankees. Transferred RHP Paul Blackburn to the 60-day DL.
April 3, 2018Signed OF Dairon Blanco to a minor league contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 31, 2018Traded RHP Casey Meisner to St. Louis for RHP Josh Lucas and optioned Lucas to Nashville (PCL).
March 28, 2018Optioned RHPs Trevor Cahill and Frankie Montas, INF Franklin Barreto and OFs Mark Canha and Dustin Fowler to Nashville (PCL). Announced RHP Raul Alcantara cleared waivers and was sent outright to Nashville. Placed RHPs Paul Blackburn and Ryan Dull, C Josh Phegley and INF Renato Nunez on the 10-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Reassigned RHP Simon Castro, C Beau Taylor and INF Sheldon Neuse to minor league camp.
March 22, 2018Optioned C Dustin Garneau to Nashville (PCL).
March 20, 2018Agreed to terms with LHP Brett Anderson on a minor league contract.
March 18, 2018Optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville (PCL). Reassigned LHPs Eric Jokisch and A.J. Puk, RHP Kyle Finnegan, C Sean Murphy, INF Steve Lombardozzi and OFs Anthony Garcia, Slade Heathcott and Nick Martini to minor league camp.
March 13, 2018Optioned RHP Lou Trivino, OF Ramon Laureano, INF Jorge Mateo and LHP Jairo Labourt to Nashville (PCL).
March 11, 2018Optioned LHP Jairo Labourt and RHP Lou Trivino to Nashville (PCL). Reassigned LHPs Jeremy Bleich and Jarret Martin, RHPs Nolan Blackwood and Bobby Wahl, C Santiago Chavez and INF Nick Noonan to their minor league camp.
March 7, 2018Named Rollie Fingers special assistant to the president.
March 6, 2018Released DH Brandon Moss.
March 4, 2018Designated DH Brandon Moss for assignment. Claimed LHP Jairo Labourt off waivers from Cincinnati.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 30, 2018Named Fernando Alcala director of baseball communications.