A's Option IF Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's optioned infielder Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today. The move clears a roster spot for right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt, who was recalled earlier today.

Muncy was batting .203 with two home runs and six RBI in 34 games in his Major League debut. He was selected from Nashville April 25 and hit .290 over his first 16 games before going 7-for-48 (.146) over his final 18 contests. Muncy has appeared in just one of the A's last eight games. He was batting .293 with one home run, 10 RBI and 12 walks (.408 on-base percentage) in 15 games with the Sounds at the time of his promotion.