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MLB Winter Meetings 2013: Analyzing All the Action, Hot Rumors of Day 3
Day three of the winter meetings has been the busiest yet, with a good mix of trades and free-agent signings throughout the day.
Could A Major Trade Be On The Brink
With the A's trading for Washington Nationals relief pitcher Fernando Abad , as mentioned by Swingin' A's Editor Sean Davis , earlier this week the need to add to the bullpen has diminished.
The Jackson Sun
Athletics acquire Fernando Abad from Nationals
The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington on Monday and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals, a person with knowledge of the trade said.
The Washington Post
Nationals trade Fernando Abad for minor league outfielder John Wooten
Five days after the Nationals designated him for assignment , left-handed reliever Fernando Abad was traded to the Oakland Athletics for minor league outfielder John Wooten.
A's acquire Fernando Abad from Nationals
Abad mostly struggled for the Astros from 2010-2012, but pitched well for the Nationals this year with a 3.35 ERA and 32/10 K/BB ratio in 37 innings.