Cody Ross is joining the Athletics

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Cody Ross, released by the Diamondbacks on Saturday, has already found a new home …

Rosenthal says the A’s only have to pay Ross a pro-rated MLB-minimum salary. Arizona will cover nearly all of the money still remaining on his contract — an $8.5 million salary for 2015 and $1 million buyout for 2016.

Ross batted just .268/.322/.378 over 570 plate appearances in his two years with the Diamondbacks.

The 34-year-old is going to function as a utility outfielder and bench bat for Oakland.