Weems signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Tuesday that includes an invitation to spring training.

Weems advanced to Triple-A in 2019 within the Red Sox organization, and he will now get a chance to compete at major-league spring training in 2020. He wasn't particularly effective with Triple-A Pawtucket, posting a 6.17 ERA with a 14:6 K:BB over 11.2 innings, but the 27-year-old's invitation to spring training should help his development.

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