Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:52 PM EST
By JANIE McCAULEY, AP
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Mike Fiers is staying put with the Oakland Athletics, finailzing his agreement on a $3.5 million, one-year contract. Fiers, whose six wins were a team-best in 2020, reported to the club’s spring training facility in Mesa, Arizona, and passed a physical.The vetrean pitcher is an important experienced starter in the rotation for manager Bob Melvin. The group that includes young lefties Jesús Luzardo and A.J. Puk, who missed the shortened 2020 season with a shoulder injury that required surgery.