Athletics general manager David Forst indicated Wednesday that he still sees Marcus Semien as their starting shortstop.
Athletics released RHP A.J. Griffin.
Athletics designated LHP Daniel Coulombe for assignment.
Athletics acquired INF Jed Lowrie from the Astros for RHP Brendan McCurry.
Jane Lee of MLB.com reports that the Athletics have acquired Jed Lowrie from the Astros.
Athletics purchased the contract of LHP Jose Torres from High-A Stockton.
Athletics acquired RHP Liam Hendriks from the Blue Jays for RHP Jesse Chavez.
Athletics purchased the contract of 2B Joe Wendle from Triple-A Nashville.
Athletics designated RHP A.J. Griffin for assignment.
Athletics designated LHP Fernando Abad for assignment.
Athletics designated OF Craig Gentry for assignment.
Athletics signed LHP Rich Hill to a one-year contract.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the A's have signed Rich Hill to a one-year, $6 million contract pending a physical.
According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Athletics are in negotiations with free agent pitcher Rich Hill.
Free agent southpaw Rich Hill is expected to make a decision this week on where he'll pitch in 2016.