A's option Lambo to Nashville; Place four players on the DL
The Oakland A's optioned outfielder Andrew Lambo to Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today. The A's also placed right-handed pitchers Henderson Alvarez and R.J. Alvarez, infielder Eric Sogard and outfielder Sam Fuld on the 15-day disabled list. All six remaining non-roster invitees, including left-handed pitchers Sean Manaea, Patrick Schuster and Eric Surkamp, catchers Bruce Maxwell and Matt McBride and infielder Matt Chapman, were reassigned to minor league camp.
Henderson Alvarez was added retroactive to March 25 as he continues his recovery from July 28, 2015 surgery on his right shoulder. R.J. Alvarez goes on the DL retroactive to March 25 following March 29 surgery on his right elbow. Sogard was added retroactive to March 28 with a cervical strain and Fuld was added retroactive to March 25 with strained left shoulder.