Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms
with pitcher Jesse Chavez on a one-year contract for the 2015 season, avoiding
Chavez went 8-8 with a 3.45 ERA in 32 games (21 starts) with the A’s last
season. The right-hander was moved to the bullpen following Oakland’s
acquisition of Jon Lester at the trade deadline.
The 31-year-old Chavez is 17-23 with a 4.70 ERA in 223 career games (23
starts) with Pittsburgh (2008-09), Atlanta (2010), Kansas City (2010-11),
Toronto (2012) and Oakland (2012-14).