“I’m eager for the report,” he said. “I’m not afraid of it. Maybe it’s easy for me to say because I wasn’t here. You can’t fix what you won’t face.

“At first I was champing at the bit and tapping my fingers on the table, but the more thorough they are the better. We don’t want stuff popping up later. I want to know it all.”

Chambers represents the latest move. Before joining the A’s, Chambers spent time in various HR and talent development roles with Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Citigroup and IBM.