Anderson was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Monday. Anderson spent the majority of the season in the Triple-A in 2015, struggling at the plate to the tune of a .202/.273/.288 slash line, but was a September call-up. The 28-year-old will likely begin the 2016 season in the minors again, but could get called up if the team is in need of catching depth.
The Athletics announced Tuesday they claimed right-handed pitcher Taylor Thompsonoff waivers from the White Sox. To make room, the Athletics outrighted catcher Bryan Anderson to Triple-A Nashville. Thompson made five appearances in 2014, producing a 10.13 ERA.
The Athletics announced several of roster moves prior to Monday's contest against the Mariners. The team activated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the disabled list. Additionally, they called up pitcher Fernando Rodriguez, catcher Bryan Anderson outfielder Billy Burns from Triple-A.
The Athletics acquired minor-league catcher Bryan Anderson from the Reds for cash Sunday, the team announced. The Athletics also added catcher Geovany Soto to the major-league team Sunday, so they obviously must have felt they had a weakness at depth at the position. Anderson has hit .315/.395/.530 with 10 home runs and 43 RBI in 232 at-bats between Double-A and Triple-A.
The Reds have signed catcher Bryan Anderson to a minor-league deal. Anderson spent last season in the White Sox minor-league system. He hit just .224/.302/.400 at Triple-A Charlotte.