Oakland cuts Brian Fuentes loose

OAKLAND, Calif., July 11 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics Wednesday cut loose veteran reliever Brian Fuentes.

Fuentes, 36, had produced a 2-2 record with five saves, three blown saves and a 6.84 earned run average in 26 appearances in the first half of the season.


He had been designated for assignment July 3.

Fuentes has 204 saves and a 3.58 ERA in 644 career appearances with the Seattle Mariners, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Minnesota Twins and the Athletics.

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