A's Select LHP Brad Mills From Triple-A Nashville

BALTIMORE - The Oakland A's selected left-handed pitcher Brad Mills from Triple-A Nashville and optioned right-handed pitcher Arnold Leon to Nashville, the club announced today. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A's designated right-handed pitcher Taylor Thompson for assignment.

Mills has pitched the entire 2015 season with Triple-A Nashville, posting a 4-11 record with a 4.45 ERA in 22 games, all starts. He is second on the Sounds in innings pitched (127.1) and strikeouts (84).

Leon has split the 2015 season between the A's and Sounds, while Thompson began the season on the 60-day disabled list with the A's before being reinstated and optioned to Nashville on Aug. 9.