WHERE TO: It’s getting to be crunch time for the remaining free agents on the market. To some, the most logical landing spot was the Atlanta Braves, but they seemed to fill the need by signing Kurt Suzuki on Saturday. So where does that leave Wieters now? Many have pointed to the Washington Nationals
Kurt Suzuki is headed back to the National League. After three seasons in the American League with the Twins, the former A's backstop has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Braves. The 33-year-old Suzuki was drafted by the A's in the second round of 2004 MLB Draft.
OAKLAND – With the addition of Santiago Casilla to the bullpen with a two-year contract, the A's have four reliever with at least 22 saves in one or more of the last three seasons. Small wonder then that manager Bob Melvin said on the announcement of Casilla coming aboard that the closer's role