The Athletics have fortified their bullpen after agreeing to a one-year contract with veteran relief pitcher Trevor Gott, the team announced Tuesday.
Gott is an eight-year MLB veteran who has posted a 16-15 record with a 4.65 ERA across 255 major league appearances in his career. The 31-year-old reliever spent the 2023 season with the Seattle Mariners and New York Mets, posting an 0-5 record with a 4.19 ERA, logging one save, 62 strikeouts and 19 walks across 58 innings of work.
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The 31-year-old veteran returns to the Bay Area after spending the 2019 and 2020 seasons with the Giants. In two seasons with San Francisco, Gott was 8-2 with a 5.46 ERA, recording five saves across 64.1 innings with the team.
Originally drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 MLB Draft, Gott has spent time with the Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Mariners, and Mets during his time in the major leagues.