by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
A's send five to minor-league camp
The Athletics re-assigned infielder Shane Peterson, pitchers Andrew Werner, Jose Flores and Jeremy McBryde and catcher Bruce Maxwell to minor-league camp on Sunday.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Andrew Werner clears waivers, sent to Sacramento
Athletics pitcher Andrew Werner has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento, the team announced Thursday. Werner just finished his first season in the Oakland organization after coming to the A's in a trade with the Padres last season. He went 12-14 with a 5.78 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 111:38 K:BB ratio in 165 innings with Sacramento in 2013. He had the worst hit rate in the minors last season according to Baseball Reference, allowing 11 hits every nine innings.
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
Andrew Werner designated for assignment
To clear a spot on the 40-man roster for newly signed Scott Kazmir, the Athletics designated left-hander Andrew Werner for assignment Wednesday. Werner, formerly of the Padres, went 12-14 with a 5.78 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 27 appearances, including 26 starts, for Triple-A Sacramento last year.
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer
Werner traded to A's
The Oakland A's and San Diego Padres announced a four-player trade on Friday, with Oakland sending pitcher Tyson Ross and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones to San Diego for middle infielder Andy Parrino and pitcher Andrew Werner. Werner was 2-3 with a 5.58 ERA in eight starts with the Padres in 2012.