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The Oakland Athletics have reacquired catcher Kurt Suzuki from the Washington Nationals, Fox Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal confirms.
In exchange for Suzuki, the Nationals will receive minor-league right-hander Dakota Bacus.
The trade first was reported by the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser.
Suzuki, 29, hit .222/.283/.310 with three homers and 25 RBI in 79 games for the Nationals this season. He debuted with the A's in 2007 and played for them until he was traded to Washington in August of the 2012 season.
Oakland is in need of a catcher because of injuries to John Jaso (concussion) and Derek Norris (toe).
Bacus, 22, was a ninth-round pick by the A's in 2012. In 26 games (16 starts) at Single-A this season, he is 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 121 1/3 innings.
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Kurt Suzuki is back with Oakland, a year after the A's dealt him to Washington. Early on Friday morning, it was announced that Suzuki had been dealt from Washington to Oakland for 22-year old A-ball pitcher Dakota Bacus.
The Athletics traded Suzuki to the Nationals on August 3rd last year, and he hit .267/.321/.404 in 43 games with his new club, helping them win the NL East...
And so, Jayson Werth continued his ******* crazy August last night, blasting a 3-run HR Wednesday night at Wrigley. And then there was Werth's fantastic reaction to a ******* crazy 57-MPH strike by Carlos Villanueva (Vine by @recordsANDradio above).
Werth in August, via Dan Kolko shortly after his HR:
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Do the Washington Nationals truly want David DeJesus? We're about to find out.
The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed DeJesus on revocable trade waivers, giving the Nats the chance to escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his contract, according to major-league sources.
The deadline for a resolution on DeJesus is 1 p.m. ET on Friday. A player who is claimed can be traded to...
The David DeJesus Era in Washington lasted all of four days. And never even made it to Washington.
The Nationals traded DeJesus to the Rays today for a player-to-be-named or cash considerations acquiring and then moving the veteran outfielder in a manner that only a Wall Street day trader could truly appreciate.
Monday's acquisition of DeJesus in a waiver-claim trade with the...
Stephen Strasburg was stunned. He crouched next to the mound. He stared back at the left field bleachers where Donnie Murphy’s game-tying two-run home run had just landed. Strasburg was two strikes away from firing his second complete game in three starts. Instead he hung a 1-1 curveball to Murphy who deposited the pitch into the glove of a Cubs fan in the first row of the stands...
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The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder David DeJesus from Washington just four days after the Nationals picked him up from the Chicago Cubs.
Washington will receive a player or cash considerations in the deal announced on Friday.
DeJesus is expected to join the Rays before they host the New York Yankees on Friday night. He was acquired by the Nationals on Monday and played...
It doesn’t have to be fast, as long as it gets the job done.
Jayson Werth found that out the hard way Wednesday night, when a pitch from Cubs reliever Carlos Villanueva that looked like it belonged in the Little League World Series left the Nationals outfielder frozen to the ground.
After firing in a 90-mph fastball for strike one, Villanueva dialed the speed way down for his second...
According to Marc Topkin the Tampa Bay Rays have acquired David DeJesus from the Washington Nationals. The team claimed DeJesus on waivers on Wednesday. The deal with the Nats is for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The Nationals acquired DeJesus on Monday in a trade with the Cubs that was essentially a straight waiver claim, and then promptly placed him on revocable...
The Tampa Bay Rays acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Washington Nationals, two days after claiming him on revocable trade waivers.
The Nats, who acquired DeJesus on Monday after claiming him on waivers from the Cubs, will escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his contract, according to major-league sources.
A player who is claimed on waivers can be traded to the...
After bouncing from Chicago to Washington to Tampa Bay during the past week, David DeJesus can probably unpack his suitcase for the rest of the season. But you can't blame the guy if he doesn't settle in and get comfortable in his new surroundings just yet. He might still nervously eye the calendar until the waiver trade deadline of Aug. 31 passes.
- David DeJesus ends up going to the Rays, essentially confirming hat the Nationals weren't all that interested in DeJesus afterall and claimed him only in a hope to block him from another team. Instead they ended up with $2.5M committment that they were able to shift to the Rays. The Rays will throw a player to be named later or cash (more likely cash...
While a lack of offense has the Kansas City Royals slipping out of contention, things might not get any easier against the resurgent Gio Gonzalez.
Gonzalez looks to keep their bats cold and lead the Washington Nationals to their fourth straight win Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City's playoff hopes took another hit after Conor...