CSN Bay Area "The Oakland A’s announced Friday that outfielder Shane Peterson has been claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs. In addition, infielder Nick Punto was released to clear a spot on the 40-man roster following the trade Thursday with San Diego. Peterson was designated for assignment Dec. 11 when..." December 20
Hardball Talk "As part of a one-year, $3 million contract Nick Punto also got an option for 2015 that vested based on his days spent on the active roster. Punto told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle that he reached the magic number, so he’s now signed for $2.75 million." October 02
Utilityman Nick Punto has found a robust free-agent market and is likely to be leaving the Dodgers, according to a baseball source.
Hardball Talk "Nick Punto has agreed to a one-year deal with the A’s, according to Jane Lee of MLB.com. Lee reports that the contract also includes an option for 2015, so the 36-year-old might stick around in Oakland for a couple seasons. Punto has played for four teams in the past four seasons, hitting..." November 13