by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
Athletics outright Kent Matthes to Triple A
The Athletics outrighted outfielder Kent Matthes to Triple-A Sacramento after he went unclaimed on waivers. Matthes was hitting .208 in 101 at-bats for Sacramento before being designated for assignment and taken off the 40-man roster.
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
Kent Matthes designated for assignment
Outfielder Kent Matthes has been designated for assignment by the Athletics. Matthes was batting .208 in 101 at-bats for Triple-A Sacramento before the DFA. But he performed well at the same level in the Colorado organization last season, compiling a stat line of .297/.333/.531.
by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Athletics make two roster moves Thursday
The Athletics claimed outfielder Kent Matthes off waivers from the Rockies Thursday. To make room on the 40-man roster, starting pitcher Jarrod Parker (elbow) was moved to the 60-day disabled list.
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Rockies send four down to minors
The Rockies have optioned left-hander Christian Friedrich, infielder Cristhian Adames, first baseman Kyle Parker and outfielder Kent Matthes down to the minors on Thursday, MLB.com reports.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Rockies add seven to 40-man roster
The Rockies added infielder Rosell Herrera, outfielders Kent Matthes and Kyle Parker and pitchers Jayson Aquino, Raul Fernandez, Tyler Matzek and Kraig Sitton to the 40-man roster Wednesday. Herrera hit .343/.419/.515 with 16 home runs, 76 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 472 at-bats with Class A Asheville last season. Matthes .281/.334/.503 with 20 home runs, 63 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 431 at-bats between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Colorado Springs. Parker hit .288/.345/.492 with 23 home runs and 74 RBI in 480 at-bats with Double-A Tulsa. Aquino went 0-10 with a 4.34 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 73:26 K:BB ratio in 87 innings between low Class A Tri-City and Class A Asheville. Fernandez went 2-2 with a 6.29 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 55:11 K:BB ratio in 34 1/3 innings with Class A Asheville. Matzek went 8-9 with a 3.79 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 95:76 K:BB ratio in 142 1/3 innings for Double-A Tulsa. Sitton went 6-5 with a 2.93 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 63:27 K:BB ratio in 67 2/3 innings with high Class A Modesto.
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com
Rockies send group to minors camp
The Rockies re-assigned Mike McClendon, Nick Schmidt, Jose Gonzalez, Henry Wrigley and Kent Matthes to minor-league camp on Monday.
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com
Rockies shift 12 to minors
The Colorado Rockies made their first cuts of the spring and sent the following players to their minor-league camp: Stephen Dodson, Joe Gardner, Mike Ekstrom, Chad Bettis, Dustin Molleken, Edwar Cabrera, Lars Davis, Matt McBride, Thomas Field, Ben Paulsen, Jamie Hoffmann and Kent Matthes.