by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/10/2014) The Athletics announced Monday they optioned outfielder Shane Peterson to Triple-A Sacramento. They also optioned starting pitcher Raul Alcantara to Double-A Midland and starting pitcher Michael Ynoa to Class A Stockton.
Athletics add Raul Alcantara to 40-man roster
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (11/21/2013) The Athletics added pitcher Raul Alcantara to the team's 40-man roster Wednesday, thereby protecting him from the Rule 5 draft.
Alcantara made 27 starts between Class A Beloit and high Class A Stockton in 2013, going 12-6 with a 3.11 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 124:24 K:BB ratio in 156 1/3 innings. His addition leaves the A's with one open spot on the 40-man roster.