{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

A's agree to terms with RHP Jesse Chavez on one-year contract

|

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Jesse Chavez on a one-year contract for the 2014 season, the club announced today.

Chavez spent most of the 2013 season with the A's and was 2-4 with a save and a career-low 3.92 ERA in 35 games over two stints. He also logged career lows in opponents batting average (.230), on-base percentage (.302) and slugging percentage (.318) while striking out a career-high 55. The 30-year old right-hander also went 2-2 with a 2.70 ERA in five starts with Triple-A Sacramento. Chavez has a 5.48 ERA in 191 career games in six seasons with Pittsburgh (2008-09), Atlanta (2010), Kansas City (2010-11), Toronto (2012) and Oakland (2012-13).

Chavez was one of eight arbitration eligible players on the A's roster. The remaining seven include Craig Gentry, Luke Gregerson, John Jaso, Jim Johnson, Jed Lowrie, Brandon Moss and Josh Reddick.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español