Bartolo Colon has agreed to a one-year contract with the A's, according to a published report.
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The A's have traded closer Andrew Bailey to the Red Sox. In addition to Bailey, outfielder Ryan Sweeney is headed for Boston.
Catcher Landon Powell and outfielder Jai Miller have been designated for assignment, the team announced Friday.
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The A's have traded left-hander Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals, according to a number of media reports.