Oakland Athletics Announce First Spring Roster Cuts

The Oakland Athletics have made their first round of roster cuts this spring.

The A's have optioned pitcher Luis Medina and outfielder Cal Stevenson to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Medina was acquired last summer from the New York Yankees in the deal that saw Frankie Montas head to the Bronx. He'll now begin the season at Triple-A.

The 23-year-old has a very real chance of making his major-league debut this season, after recording a lackluster 5.24 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, with 107 strikeouts over 92.2 innings and 24 starts last season in the minors. 

Stevenson got into just 23 games last season for Oakland, recording 10 hits and three doubles over his first 60 at-bats in the majors.

In addition, the A's reassigned 14 non-roster invitees to Minor League camp: 

Right-Handers J.T. Ginn, Deolis Guerra, Daulton Jefferies, Jorge Juan, Nolan Long, Mason Miller, Norge Ruiz and Trey Supak, catcher Daniel Susac, infielders Ernie Clement, Kevin Cron, Logan Davidson and Max Muncy, and outfielder Cody Thomas. 
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