The catching situation remains to be up in the air despite Josh Phegley and Chris Herrmann looking at platooning from behind the plate in 2019.
And even with Stephen Vogt holding workouts for interested teams, we don't know if the A's are one of the teams of interest. So Matt Wieters is a name that was brought forth as a possible candidate to take up those responsibilities:
The A’s are among teams considering Matt Wieters. They pursued Jonathan Lucroy earlier, before he went to the Angels.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 31, 2019
The current free agent will enter his 11th year in the Majors this season, spending the last two with the Nationals.