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Athletics acquire reliever Fernando Nieve from Indians

Aug 3, 2013, 7:15 PM EST

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CSN’s Paul Gutierrez is reporting that the Athletics have acquired relief pitcher Fernando Nieve from the Indians for cash considerations. Nieve turned 31 years old on July 15 and has spent the entirety of the season with Triple-A Columbus, posting a 1.81 ERA with 55 strikeouts and 12 walks in 44 and two-thirds innings of work.

Nieve last pitched in the Majors in 2010 with the Mets. In the time since, he has spent time in Triple-A with the Astros, Dodgers, and Indians. He will join the Athletics’ Triple-A affiliate in Sacramento.

  1. atmrover2013 - Aug 5, 2013 at 3:36 PM

    I hope this works out for the A’s, a right handed reliever who might contribute at the big league level soon; hopefully this season.

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