Sam Fuld OF OAK 2 Months

A's non-roster invitee Sam Fuld went 2-for-3 against the Giants on Wednesday.

Fuld, trying to make the team as a reserve outfielder, opened up strong, singling twice. The Athletics picked him up on a minor league deal just three weeks ago, hoping that another low-risk gamble results in a big payoff. In the past, Fuld has been lackluster with the bat, providing more value with his defense and his baserunning.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 2 Months

Athletics signed OF Sam Fuld to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Fuld will make $800,000 if he's on the majors league roster and could earn an additional $100,000 with incentives. The deal includes opt-outs in late March or on June 1. The 32-year-old batted just .199/.270/.267 over 200 plate appearances last season with the Rays, but his speed and defensive ability could come in handy in a reserve role.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 3 Months

Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports that free agent outfielder Sam Fuld remains open to returning to the Rays.

The 32-year-old had a very disappointing season in 2013, slashing a brutal .199/.270/.267 with two homers, 17 RBI and eight stolen bases. He remains a top flight defender though with plus speed, and would make a valuable depth signing on a minor league deal.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 4 Months

According to Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors, Sam Fuld is currently weighing offers from five teams.

Each offer is a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Fuld was non-tendered by the Rays in December after batting just .199/.270/.267 over 200 plate appearances this past season. A return to Tampa Bay hasn't been ruled out.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 4 Months

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Sam Fuld is receiving interest from major league clubs, as well as a team in Japan.

He figures to remain in the states as long as he has options, but if a Japanese club offered him enough money, you never know. Fuld as non-tendered by the Rays earlier this week after batting just .199/.270/.267 over 200 plate appearances this past season.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 4 Months

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times hears that free agent outfielder Sam Fuld is drawing "lots of interest."

Fuld was non-tendered by the Rays earlier this week after batting just .199/.270/.267 over 200 plate appearances this past season. He's still sorting through the possibilities, so nothing is imminent.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 5 Months

Rays non-tendered OF Sam Fuld.

Fuld is an excellent defender, but he's coming off a horrible season where he batted just .199/.270/.267 over 200 plate appearances. The Rays obviously decided that lack of production wasn't worth a raise in what is Fuld's first year of arbitration eligibility. Still, he won't trouble netting a bench job somewhere.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 10 Months

Sam Fuld homered Sunday in the Rays' loss to the Orioles.

It was Fuld's first home run since the 2011 season. He's still batting just .193/.266/.277 on the year.

Sam Fuld OF OAK 11 Months

Sam Fuld is in the Rays' starting lineup on Monday afternoon against the Blue Jays.

Fuld has played only 11 complete games this year and is hitting just .190/.288/.224 in 67 plate appearances. He will start in left and bat seventh versus Toronto.

Sam Fuld OF OAK Mar 30 '13

Sam Fuld has been scratched from Saturday's lineup.

Fuld is dealing with an upset stomach, so this doesn't appear to be related to the hamstring injury that's sidelined him for most of spring training. Sean Rodriguez will take his spot in the lineup.