|May 18 4:38 PM PT5:38 PM MT6:38 PM CT7:38 PM ET19:38 ET23:38 GMT7:38 CST4:38 PM MST6:38 PM EST7:08 PM VEN3:38 UAE (+1)6:38 PM CT-Barton was designated for assignment Saturday.
Analysis: Barton hit .143 with one home run and three RBIs in eight games with the A's.
|May 8 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 CST11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-The A's recalled first baseman Daric Barton from Triple-A Sacramento.
Analysis: Barton was hitting .287 with three home runs and 21 RBIs in 29 games with Sacramento. He also ranked third in the Pacific Coast League with 24 walks. The 27-year-old was with the A's this spring training but was designated for assignment on March 29.
|Mar. 29 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET20:44 ET0:44 GMT8:44 CST5:44 PM MST7:44 PM EST8:14 PM VEN4:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-The Oakland Athletics have designated for assignment infielder Daric Barton and left-handed pitcher Travis Blackley. A's manager Bob Melvin said the team would welcome back Barton and Blackley in the big leagues later this season if they aren't claimed and go to Triple-A.
Analysis: Barton was the longest-tenured player on the A's. The AL West champions needed the roster space Friday after claiming right-hander Danny Otero off waivers from the New York Yankees and righty Josh Stinson off waivers from Milwaukee.