Approx: $75 million which is $7 more than today's contracts.
- Double plays are Rally Killers.
- Outfielder's Assists are Rally Killers.
- Base Runners caught stealing are Rally Killers.
Goal here is Best Defense in MLB! Getting Defensive also helps to stretch budget for late season acquisitions for the Playoffs run.
A's POSITION PLAYERS - Bold Face: Strong Defense
CF Dustin Fowler or Buddy Reed, Mark Canha, Chad Pinder (3), Tony Kemp. PROSPECTS DEPTH: Luis Barrera (1), Skye Bolt (1), Austin Beck
RF Ramon Laureano (2), Mark Canha, Chad Pinder (3). PROSPECTS DEPTH: Skye Bolt (1), Buddy Reed
DH Khris Davis, Mark Canha, Chad Pinder (3) PROSPECTS DEPTH: …Austin Allen (1)
Salary Traded: Stephen Piscotty: 2 yrs x $7.5
- 2B Adam Frazier 2 years: $4 + Arb 3,
- SP Joe Musgrove 2 years: $3.75 + Arb 3
- CL Blake Treinen 2 years: $7 / $7.
- Chris Bassitt
- Frankie Montas
- Sean Manaea (3 options)
- Joe Musgrove - from Pirates. High GB %
- *Jesus Luzardo (3)
- Treinen - Free Agent Signing,
- Jake Diekman
- J.B. Wendelken
- Burch Smith (1 option)
- Lou Trivino (2)
- Jordan Weems (3)
- *A. J. Puk (3)
- ONE OF: Wandisson Charles (Rule 5), Miguel Romero (Rule 5)
*Parker Dunshee (Rule 5)
*Brian Howard (Rule 5)
*Grant Holmes (1 option)
*Daulton Jefferies (2 options)
*James Kapriellian (1 option)
*Recent History of few starts/Innings."