A's acquire Abad from Nationals

The Sports NetworkNovember 25, 2013 

The Oakland Athletics acquired pitcher Fernando Abad from the Washington Nationals in exchange for outfielder John Wooten on Monday.

The left-hander was 0-3 for the Nationals last season with a 3.35 ERA in 39 relief appearances. Abad also appeared in 17 games for Triple-A Syracuse last season where he went 1-0 with a 1.06 ERA.

In four seasons, Abad split time with the Houston Astros and Washington compiling a record of 1-14 with an ERA of 4.56 in 127 games, six of which were starts.

Wooten batted .257 with 20 home runs and 69 RBI in 133 games with Single-A Beloit in Oakland's system.

Oakland's 40-man roster now stands at 39 players.

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