OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s acquired infielder Andy Parrino and left-handed pitcher Andrew Werner from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross and minor league first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones, the team announced today.

Parrino batted .207 with one home run and six RBI in 55 games with San Diego. He appeared in 26 games at shortstop, 15 games at second base, two games at third base and one game in right field. The 27-year-old switch-hitter spent the balance of the season with Triple-A Tucson, batting .328 with one home run and 32 RBI in 65 games. He appeared in 39 games at shortstop, 11 games at second base, six games in left field, four games at third base and two games at designated hitter.

Werner was selected from Triple-A Tucson Aug. 22 and was 2-3 with a 5.58 ERA and .285 opponents batting average in eight games, all starts, in his Major League debut with San Diego. The 25-year-old was also 5-10 with a 3.70 ERA and .271 opponents average in 22 minor league starts, including 1-2 with a 5.79 ERA in four starts with Tucson and 4-8 with a 3.23 ERA in 18 starts at Double-A San Antonio.

Ross was 2-11 with a 6.50 ERA and .327 opponents batting average in five stints with Oakland this past season. The 25-year-old Berkeley, Calif. native was 2-9 with a 6.45 ERA in 13 games, all starts, over his first four stints and 0-2 with a 7.20 ERA in five relief appearances during his fifth stint in September. He was also 6-2 with a 2.99 ERA and .235 opponents average in 15 games, 13 starts, at Triple-A Sacramento.

Kirby-Jones batted .248 with 21 home runs and 69 RBI in 115 games at Single-A Stockton. He added 86 walks for a .382 on-base percentage and slugged .461. The 24-year-old right-handed hitter batted .276 against left-handed pitching and .238 against right-handers.

The complete 2012 statistics for Parrino and Werner follow:

PARRINO

AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

SLG

OBP

SAN DIEGO

.207

55

116

9

24

5

0

1

6

17

35

1

0

.276

.316

Tucson (AAA)

.328

65

235

43

77

23

3

1

32

25

49

6

2

.464

.400

 

WERNER

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

SAN DIEGO

2

3

5.58

8

8

0

0

0

40.1

45

26

25

14

35

Tucson (AAA)

1

2

5.79

4

4

1

1

0

23.1

26

18

15

6

20

San Antonio (AA)

4

8

3.23

18

18

0

0

0

103.0

107

46

37

25

89