Daric Barton has elected free agency.
Athletics sent 1B Daric Barton outright to Triple-A Sacramento.
Athletics designated 1B Daric Barton for assignment.
Daric Barton will be the Athletics' regular first baseman against right-handed pitching.
Daric Barton (hamstring) will return to the Athletics starting lineup on Saturday.
Daric Barton (hamstring) will return to Cactus League play on Saturday if he gets through a workout Thursday with no issues.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Monday that Daric Barton (hamstring) will miss at least a few more days.
Daric Barton has been diagnosed with a strained hamstring.
Daric Barton was removed from Saturday's Cactus League game against the Rockies after just one inning after he fouled a ball off his foot.
Athletics avoided arbitration with 1B Daric Barton by agreeing to a one-year contract.
Daric Barton will be tendered a contract by the A's.
Jane Lee of MLB.com believes that Daric Barton is a candidate to be non-tendered by the Athletics.
Daric Barton went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer off Yu Darvish and a walk Wednesday against the Rangers.
Inserted right into the starting lineup, Daric Barton went 2-for-5 with a couple of RBI against the Tigers on Monday.