OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Just minutes after swinging their second blockbuster trade of the season, trading slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Ace Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes, the A’s have made another trade, bringing back outfielder Sam Fuld from the Twins for pitcher Tommy Milone.
#Athletics acquire outfielder Sam Fuld from the Minnesota Twins for left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone.— Oakland A's (@Athletics) July 31, 2014
Fuld played seven games for Oakland early this year before being dealt to the Twins.
Sam Fuld joins the "Sport McAllister Club" (start season w/one team, get traded twice to end up back where started). Sport did it in 1902.— Stan Bunger (@BungerKCBSRadio) July 31, 2014
Fuld, 32, had six hits in 30 at bats for the A’s. He hit .274 after arriving in Minnesota.
Milone, 27, posted a 3.55 ERA over 16 starts for the A’s before being demoted to Sacramento when the A’s acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs.