Ben SheetsFormer Milwaukee Brewers’ ace Ben Sheets signed a 1-year, $10-million contract with the Oakland A’s. 

Sheets has been plagued by injuries and didn’t pitch at all in the majors last season, recovering from elbow surgery.  He held a pitching session for several scouts in Louisiana recently.

Sheets spent his first eight major league seasons with the Brewers, going
86-83 with a 3.72 ERA.

The Brewers also came to terms on a 1-year, $950,000 contract with reliever Carlos Villanueva, avoiding arbitration. 

Villanueva was 4-10 with a 5.34 ERA in 64 appearances.  His deal leaves only outfielder Corey Hart without a contract.

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