We are just a couple of weeks away from the MLB trade deadline, but it appears that the Oakland Athletics are making a move. Right-hander Shintaro Fujinami was seen saying good bye to teammates following Wednesday’s win over the Red Sox. The New York Post’s Jon Heyman reports that the A’s are sending Fujinami to the Baltimore Orioles.
A’s are trading Shintaro Fujinami to the Orioles— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 19, 2023
The A’s are getting back Triple A left-hander Easton Lucas from Baltimore per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.
Oakland is receiving Triple-A LHP pitcher Easton Lucas from Baltimore, per source.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 19, 2023
Update - The A’s have officially announced the deal.
The Oakland A’s have traded right-handed pitcher Shintaro Fujinami to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league left-handed pitcher Easton Lucas.— Oakland A's Communications (@AthleticsPR) July 19, 2023