The A’s have designated 36-year old lefty reliever for assignment. Fuentes pitched in 26 games (0 starts) for the A’s this year and he was 2-2 with 5 saves, a 6.84 ERA and a 1.60 WHIP. He pitched in 93 games (0 starts) in his two years with the A’s and he was 4-10 with 17 saves, a 4.64 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP. The A’s are going to try hard to deal him in the next few days.
UPDATE: (7/11/2012) - The A’s have released Brian Fuentes.