With the Hiroyuki Nakajima signing official, the A's traded outfielder Collin Cowgill to the New York Mets to make room on their 40-man roster.
Just hours after free agent shortstop Stephen Drew was plucked off the market by the Boston Red Sox, the A's locked down his replacement.
With Stephen Drew reportedly headed to the Red Sox, the A's could be turning to Japan to find their next shortstop.
Though the A's Community Fund, the team and its employees make appearances and help raise awareness for community-based initiatives. On Friday, A's relievers made their next stop at the Oakland Zoo.
For the A's and their general manager Billy Beane, player flipping has become a bit of a sport. On Monday, Oakland's efforts to tweak their roster may have back fired slightly.