OF Ka’ai Tom claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh

April 21st, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland A’s outfielder Ka’ai Tom was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the club announced today.

Tom was designated for assignment on Monday. He made the A’s Opening Day roster after he was selected from the Cleveland organization in the 2020 Rule 5 draft. Tom hit .310 during the spring but was just 1-for-16 in nine games in his Major League debut.